Defense Attorney David Nevin Speaks About the Military Commissions
June 11, 2008
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is a criminal defense attorney who was in Guantánamo Bay last week for the arraignment of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Nevin is the first civilian attorney to speak to Mohammed. (The first attorney to ever speak with Mohammed is
, Mohammed's military-appointed JAG lawyer.) In this video, recorded at the
ACLU Membership Conference
, Nevin gives his thoughts on the circumstances of
Mohammed's refusal of legal representation
, and the system of "justice" being meted out by the
Military Commissions Act
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