The closed court session with judges and lawyers but not the accused or the public lasted three hours.
05.29.14 - USS Cole case lawyers met in closed session with the war court judge Thursday in a continuing prosecution bid to reverse a judicial order to disclose details of the CIA’s “black sites” to defense lawyers in the death-penalty case.
No additional details came out of the nearly three-hour closed hearing that excluded both the public and accused al-Qaida terrorist, Abd al Rahim al Nashiri.
But defense lawyers said in court a day earlier that they would go into secret session in the case prosecutor’s continuing bid to get the judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, to tone down, if not withdraw, his April 14 order to the U.S. government to let defense attorneys see, in classified fashion, a chronological accounting of what the spy agency did with Nashiri from his capture in 2002 to his arrival at Guantánamo. read more>>>