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Documents from McClatchy's investigation

Documents from McClatchy's investigation into detainees:

Legal cases regarding detainees:

  • Boumediene v. Bush (.pdf)
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (.pdf)
  • Razul v. Bush (.pdf)
  • Manuals:

  • Corrections Special Course, Apply priorities of force within a confinement facility (.pdf)
  • FM 34-52: Field Manual 34-52, Department of the Army on Intelligence Interrogation (.pdf)
  • Sketch of hang positions used on detainees at Bagram (.pdf)
  • Various documents and memos:

    • Tab-1 (.pdf)
    • Request for Approval of Counter-Resistance StrategiesPartial document of the War on Terrorism Detainee Interrogation Working Group including the Summary of Analysis and Recommendations Pertaining to Unlawful Combatant Outside the U.S. Graph of Proposed Interrogation Techniques, pg. 46-59
  • Tab-A (.pdf)Tab-A: Documents on Interrogation Techniques, legalities and memos Tab-C: Memo from Attorney General John Ashcroft regarding the National Security Council's discussion on the status of Taliban detaineesTab-D: Background Information on Taliban ForcesTab-E: Memo for Alberto Gonzales, Re: Status of Taliban forces under Article 4 of the Third Geneva Convention of 1949Tab-F: Counter-resistance techniques memo Tab-G: Memo to Vice President Cheney and others, re: Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban detaineesTab-H: Memo for Commander USSouthcom, re: Counter-Resistance Techniques
  • Tab-J (.pdf)Tab-J: Memo for Commander USSouthcom, re: Counter-Resistance Techniques in the War on Terrorism (S) : Memo from Department of Justice, office of Legal Counsel regarding the detainees, treaties and the laws of armed conflict
  • Tab-K (.pdf)Tab-K: Memo from Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel regarding Potential legal contraints applicable to interrogations of person captured by the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan.
  • Tab-L (.pdf)Tab-L: Memo from Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel to Counsel to the President, Alberto Gonzales, concerning the legality, under international law, of interrogation methods to be used during the current war on terrorism. August 1, 2002
  • Court-martial files for the following soldiers (broken into small PDF files):

    Christopher Behring

    Willie V. Brand

    • Willie V. Brand-1Chronology of court martialVerdict and Sentencing Articles discussing Bagram
  • Brand-2Recommendation from the Judges Advocates in the case of U.S. v. PFC Willie V. BrandArticles discussing enemy combatantsDefense request Post Trial Article 39(a) session and continuanceCJTF180 Interrogation techniques memo discussing various techniques and their usefulnessCharacter reference for Willie V. Brand - Milton LoweCharacter reference for Willie V. Brand - Cindy Buis and Edward BuisCharacter reference for Willie V. Brand - Betty SiffelCharacter reference for Willie V. Brand - Diana Elaine Lowe, CRICharacter reference for Willie V. Brand - Steven K. Clerk
  • Brand-3Memos dealing with Post-Trial requestsService record of Trial
  • Brand-4Article 32 investigation Direct examination - Special Agent Angela BirtDirect examination - Sergeant First Class Gerald Hawkins, pg. 16Direct examination - Special Agent, Resident CID Daniel Flores III, pg. 21
  • Brand-5Direct examination - Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Rouse, USAFDirect examination - Specialist Brian Cammack, pg. 16Memos Sworn Statements (1,2,3) - Private First Class Willie V. Brand, pg. 37
  • Brand-6Sworn Statements (1, 2, 3) - Gerald A. Hawkins Sworn statements (1, 2) - Thomas V. Curtis, pg. 22
  • Brand-7Memos regarding the Article 32(b) investigationMemos regarding soldiers for all Military Justice purposesReduction in rank for Willie V. Brand
  • Brand-8Sworn statement - First Sergeant Betty A. Jones Sketch of Isolation Block #1, #2, pg 12-13Memos for fileHandling of reports from the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Brand-9Proceedings of a General Court-martial, 5 May 2005Examination - Col. Stephen PenceExamination - Angela BirtExamination - CW2 Daniel Flores IIIExamination - George Chigi IIIExamination - Willie V. BrandExamination - Captain Eric SegarraExamination - John A. RaymerExamination - SSG Marianne C. Plummer
  • Brand-9aExamination - Angela BirtExamination - CSM Duane FredricksonExamination - LTC Elizabeth Rouse, Air Force
  • Brand-10Proceedings of a General Court-martial, 5 May 2005Examination - LTC Elizabeth Rouse, Air ForceExamination - CW2 Daniel Flores IIIExamination - Sergeant Gerald Hawkins
  • Brand-11Proceedings of a General Court-martial, 5 May 2005Examination - Private Brian E. Cammack Examination - CW4 Angela G. Birt
  • Brand-12Sworn statement - Squad Leader, 377th Military Police Company, Neil R. BerkleySeparation proceedings for Willie V. BrandLetter of instructions - unexcused absence
  • Brand-13Sworn statement - Specialist Joshua R. ClausSworn statement - Specialist Glendale C. WallsSworn statement - Specialist Selena M. Ryan, pg. 13Statement - Damien M. CorsettiSworn statement - Staff Judge Advocate Col. David L. Hayden, pg. 21Baton chart graphic, pg. 39Sworn statement - Judge Advocate Jeff A. Bovarnick, pg. 41
  • Brand-14Sworn statement - Supply Officer Brett C. BueltermanSworn statement - Specialist Jeremy M. CallowaySworn statement - Specialist Jeffrey A. DavisSworn statement - Sergeant James P. Boland Jr.
  • Brand-15Memos on the "logbooks" used at Bagram detention facilityEssential findings of fact roundup
  • Brand-16Post-trial and appellate rights regarding the General Court Martial
  • Brian Cammack

  • Cammack-2Unsworn statement of Brian Cammack
  • Cammack-3Testimony of Sg. Michael BrewerStatement of James P. Boland, JrAdvice on Disposition of Court-Martial Charges Against SPC Brian E. CammackStatement from parents of Brian CammackEStatement from Valley Haven Personal Home CareCertificate from Boone Ountry Water RescueDept. of the Army report of results of trial Court-martial charges transmittal formPre-trial Allied Forms
  • Cammack-4Prosecution Exhibits Admitted: Stipulation of Fact Sworn Statement Letter of Instruction, unexcused absencesDefense Exhibits Admitted: Stipulation of expected testimonyAppellate Exhibits PreTrial Offer Section III Offer to plead guilty Appendix I Post-Trial and Appellate Rights
  • Cammack-5Transcript record of Court-Martial, part 1
  • Cammack-6Transcript record of Court-Martial, part 2
  • Damien M. Corsetti

    • Corsetti-1Chronology sheetGeneral Court-Martial Order no. 20Article 32 InvestigationChargesGrant of Immunity to Sgt. Selena Salcedo and order to testify Sworn Statement, Capt. Carolyn WoodSworn Statement, Waheed Abdul Ayazi, Titan Services
  • Corsetti-2Sworn statement: Jennifer Higgenbotham, Sgt.Sworn statement: Selena SalcedoReport of investigative activity - Ahmed Muhammed Ahmed Hazaj al Darbi
  • Corsetti-3Pretrial Allied Papers -Report of Investigative Activity Statement of Ahmed Muhammed Ahmed Hazaj al DarbiSworn Statement Waheed Abdul Ayazi (to clarify earlier statements)Sworn statement under oath: Salena Salcedo
  • Corsetti-4Record of ProceedingsProsecution Exhibits Admitted Deposition of Ahmed al Darbi
  • Corsetti-5American Forces Information Service - Al Qaeda Manual drives detainee behavior at Guantanamo BayStipulation of FactDefense exhibits not releasedAppellate Exhibits: Motion for Admission of deposition of witness Response to Government Motion for Admission of Deposition (Ahmed al Darbi) Motion to suppress eyewitness identifications Govt. response to motion to suppress eyewitness identifications Motion to compel discovery Motion for appropriate relief Response to motion for appropriate relief
  • Corsetti-6.pdf Motion for delay Gov response to motion to delay Motion for judicial notice Memo to Vice President Cheney and others, re: Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban detainees Response to motion for judicial notice Pretrial Order Notice of Appearance Motion for Continuance Motion for bill of particulars Response to motion for bill of particulars Motion to compel discovery Discovery request Response to motion to compel discovery Motion for appropriate relief
  • Motion for delay Response to motion for appropriate relief Government response to defense motion to delay Motion for judicial notice Memo to Vice President Cheney and others, re: Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban detainees Response to request for Judicial notice Motion for admission of deposition of witness Determination of the Deputy Secretary of Defense re: Ahmed al Darbi Response to Government Motion for admission of deposition of witness Motion to suppress eyewitness identifications Government response to Motion to suppress eyewitness identifications Notice under MRE 404 Response to Government Motion to admit evidence under MRE 404(b) Request to appoint Dr. Jerry Post to the defense team
  • Corsetti-8Government response to defense motion to abate and motion to compel discoveryDeposition of Ahmed al Darbi
  • Corsetti-9Report of Deposition IrregularityEssential Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Ruling defense motion to suppress eyewitness identificationEssential findings of fact, conclusions of law and ruling government motion to admit depositionEssential Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Ruling defense motion to compel employment of expert consultantEssential Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Ruling defense motion to abateDefense motion for continuance and to re-open depositionMotion for appropriate reliefGovernment response to motion for Article 13 credit
  • Corsetti-10Essential Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Ruling government motion to take judicial noticeFlyer: Violation of UCMJ, Article 92Findings worksheetGeneral Order number 1AGovernment requested panel instruction No. 1Findings instructions to the jury
  • Salena M. Sacedo

    • Salcedo-1Court-martial data sheetTranscript of Direct Examination of Major HopperMemo for record: Letter of Input for Salena Sacedo
  • Salcedo-2Joint Service Commendation Medal Sgt. Selena M. RyanAppellate Exhibits Pretrial Order Motion for a bill of particulars Motion in Limine Motion for Judicial notice Response to motion in Limine Government motion to prohibit the defense from impoperly referring to the detainee as a terrorist Essential findings of fact
  • Salcedo-3Appellate Exhibits (con't)Motion to compelArgument - United States v. Sergeant Salena SalcedoEssential Findings of FactOffer to Plead GuiltyRequest for Trial Before Military Judge AlonePost-Trial and appellate rightsMemo to Vice President Cheney and others, re: Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban detaineesLetter of input for Selena SalcedoExecutive summary of the report of the Independent Panel to Review - Detention OperationsService of Record of Trial and Post-Trial recommendation of the Staff Judge AdvocatePretrial Allied Papers
  • Salcedo-4Record of the proceedings of court-martial Prosecution Exhibits Admitted: Stipulation of factDefense Exhibits Admitted: Request for Leniency for Sgt. Selena Salcedo Recommendation for award
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