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October 16, 2012
Beyond Guantánamo’s Wardrobe Malfunction
Posted by Amy Davidson
.) And yet that wasn’t the most absurd part. Nor was the decision by another one of the defendants’ lawyers, Cheryl Bormann, to wear the hijab. The real madness was the dispute between the presiding judge, Colonel James Pohl, and the prosecution over whether Pohl or the prison commander got to decide what the prisoners could wear. Pohl, according to reports from the scene, was taken aback that the prosecutors would even think to question it.