Monday, December 19, 2005


Marine Corpsman George Gobles testifies at a hearing on April 27, 2005 at Camp Lejeune, NC to determine whether to bring formal charges against 2nd Lt. Ilario Pantano for shooting to death two suspected insurgents in Iraq.
Pantano was eventually cleared of the murder accusations

Ahmed Omar Abu Ali

Detention hearing in US District Court for Ahmed Omar Abu Ali shortly after he arrived from detention in Saudi Arabia. Charged with conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism Abu Ali claimed that a confession obtained by Saudi interrogators and used as evidence against him at his trial was obtained under torture.
He was found guilty by a jury November 22, 2005

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Libby Arraignment
I. Lewis 'Scooter' Libby arraigned before US District Judge Reggie Walton, November 3, 2205

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Intelligent Design
Brown University professor Kenneth Miller testifies in Kitzmiller v Dover School District on the question of whether ID is a religious belief or a scientific theory. Judge John Jones III, who presided over the six week bench trial in U.S.District Court in Harrisburg, PA, is expected to rule in the next few weeks.

Friday, December 09, 2005

These are sketches of the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Naval Base in August 2004.
They are the only existing visual reccord of the proceedings.

I also witnessed one the the Tribunals, where the detainee's status as combatant is determined,
but was not allowed to sketch it.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Cindy Sheehan along with about forty co-defendants on trial in U.S. District Court November 16 on carges of demonstrating in front of the White House without a permit.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Supreme Court
Joshua Rosenkranz arguing against the Solomon amendment in Rumsfeld v FAIR, 12-6-05
Supreme Court
New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court last week in Ayotte v Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.