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In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters

Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.

10/15/2012

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial Hearings

The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.

10/14/2012

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Life Sentence For Gitmo Detainee In Embassy Plot

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks “horrific.” He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.

01/25/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Life Sentence Likely For Gitmo Detainee In NYC

The same outcome was expected for Ahmed Ghailani as if he were convicted on all counts — life imprisonment at his sentencing Tuesday.

01/24/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Uninterested In Tossing Gitmo Detainee’s Conviction

Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told a lawyer for Ahmed Ghailani that he didn’t understand his arguments at a hearing Thursday.

01/20/2011

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Prosecutors In NY Seek Life Sentence For Detainee

Prosecutors in New York say the first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is evil and deserves a life sentence for helping al-Qaida bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and open the door to more terrorism.

01/17/2011

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Gitmo Detainee Acquitted Of All But 1 Charge In NY

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/17/2010

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Jury Ends Day Without Verdict In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Deliberations at the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee hit a snag Monday when a juror told the judge she felt threatened by other jurors and asked him to be removed from the panel.

11/15/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Needs More Deliberations In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.

11/11/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Deliberates At Gitmo Detainee’s NY Trial

A New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.

11/10/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Defense: Gitmo Detainee A ‘Dupe’ In Bomb Plot

A lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn’t know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/09/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Closings Start In Gitmo Detainee NY Trial

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial is a “mass murderer” who played a key role in the terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments.

11/08/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Judge Explains Witness Ban In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Judge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani’s CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.

10/14/2010

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Gov’t Won’t Appeal Decision To Ban Witness In NY

The U.S. government says it won’t appeal a judge’s decision to ban a key prosecution witness from testifying in New York City at the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee.

10/10/2010