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Navy Lawyer Discusses Hamdan, Guantanamo

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Navy Lawyer Discusses Hamdan, Guantanamo

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Navy Lawyer Discusses Hamdan, Guantanamo

Navy Lawyer Discusses Hamdan, Guantanamo

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Almost four years ago, Navy lawyer Charles Swift was assigned to represent one of the detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay. The case of Salim Ahmed Hamdan ended up in the Supreme Court, where Lt. Cmdr. Swift won a major victory when the justices ruled that President Bush did not have the authority to order military trials for terror suspects.

Lt. Cmdr. Swift talks about the case, his 20-year career as a Naval officer and his upcoming retirement from the military.