Lawfare reports the chief prosecutor in United States v. Al-Nashiri, Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, spoke at Guantanamo Bay today on the many pre-trial motions in the case. The written statement said, "Over the past two weeks, the Military Commission convened to try the charges against Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad Al Nashiri continued its consideration of various pre-trial issues raised by the defense and the prosecution. I emphasize that Mr. Al Nashiri is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.The Judge examined the parties’ written briefs on 38 motions and heard oral argument on 37 motions. To date, the parties have briefed 227 motions and have orally argued some 141 substantive motions. Of the 227 motions briefed, 28 have been mooted, dismissed, or withdrawn; 177 have been submitted for decision; and 141 have been ruled on by the Judge."