Military Commission Judge Defies Obama Executive Order; Refuses To Halt Proceedings
In an Executive Order, President Obama directed that:
The Secretary of Defense shall immediately take steps sufficient to ensure that during the pendency of the Review described in section 4 of this order, no charges are sworn, or referred to a military commission under the Military Commissions Act of 2006 and the Rules for Military Commissions, and that all proceedings of such military commissions to which charges have been referred but in which no judgment has been rendered, and all proceedings pending in the United States Court of Military Commission Review, are halted.
(Emphasis supplied.)Via litigatormom, we discover that one military commission judge has chosen to defy this executive order:
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