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Last Updated: 03 December 2007

al Sharbi

Commission Transcripts, Exhibits, and Allied Papers

Volume 1

DoD Litigation

Volume 2

Federal Court Litigation

Volume 3

27 April 2006 Session (Authenticated Transcript; R. 1-58)

Volume 4

Review Exhibits 1-32 (April 27, 2006 Session) (151 pages)






6 Jul 04

President Bush subjects detainee to potential trial by military commission

4 Nov 05

Appointing Authority approves charges
(Accused-detainees enjoy the presumption of innocence--charges are merely allegations.  The prosecution has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at a military commission trial.
12 Dec 05 Appointing Authority refers case to trial
12 Dec 05 Appointing Authority appoints commission members to decide case
13 Dec 05 Defense counsel requests that U.S. District Court order a stay of the military commission proceeding
21 Dec 05 Presiding Officer establishes discovery schedule and purpose of first hearing (PO 1)
19 Jan 06 Presiding Officer Schedules Next Trial Session (Feb. 27--Mar. 3, 2006) for Six Commission Cases

23 Feb 06

Presiding Officer  Sets Hearing  for Mar. 1, 2006 for U.S. v.  al Sharbi


12 May 06 U.S. District Court Order:  The Government is enjoined from further proceedings associated with the military commissions process with respect to al Sharbi pending final decision by the Supreme Court in U.S. v. Hamdan.