11/10/11: The Washington Post reports that the former chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay is suing the Library of Congress for firing him after he wrote opinion columns in two leading newspapers criticizing the Obama administration’s decision to try some suspected terrorists before military tribunals. Attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union argued Thursday in federal appeals court in Washington that retired Air Force Colonel Morris Davis should be allowed to continue the lawsuit against the ex-supervisor who fired him.
04/02/11: JURIST reports that a judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit against the Library of Congress filed on behalf of former Guantanamo prosecutor and LOC employee Col. Morris Davis can proceed. Davis, who was employed at the LOC's Congressional Research Service, resigned as the military commissions' chief prosecutor in October 2007. Following his resignation, Davis became an outspoken critic of the commissions, writing articles, giving speeches and testifying before Congress that the system is fundamentally flawed.
12/05/09: The Washington Post reports that retired Air Force Col. Morris Davis, the former chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, has been dismissed from his current position as an assistant director at the Congressional Research Service for penning an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and a letter to The Washington Post that offered strong opinions on the prosecution of detainees held at the military prison in Cuba.
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