Sorting through the split verdict at Guantanamo
St. Paul, Minn. — In the first Guantanamo war crimes trial, a U.S. military jury sentenced Salim Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden, to five and a half years in prison, including five years and a month already served at Guantanamo Bay. Military prosecutors sought a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.
Scott Silliman of Duke University's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security joins Midday to discuss the verdict and what it means for other Guantanamo detainees.
- Scott Silliman: Professor of the practice of law and executive director, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security.
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