Lawyers Protest Defense Rules At Guantanamo

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/13/politics/13TRIB.html As the Pentagon prepares for the first military tribunals for defendants charged with terrorism, some lawyers and bar groups say the conditions for civilian defense lawyers are so restrictive that they might not participate in the process and thereby lend it legitimacy, the New York Times says. The issue of whether lawyers should defend prisoners in proceedings at the naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, was raised by Lawrence S. Goldman of New York City . . .

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