Scott Horton Interviews Maj. Todd E. Pierce
Major Todd E. Pierce, a Judge Advocate General representing Guantanamo inmate Ali al-Bahlul, discusses the appeal of his client’s conviction for – among other things – making al Qaeda propaganda videos, how Congress exceeding its authority by passing the Military Commissions Act (MCA), pertinent First Amendment and court precedent issues, the misuse of the “define and punish” clause in Article 1, Section 8, of the Constitution, the effective worldwide criminalization of any expression of dissent against the US government and how existing laws and courts were perfectly capable of handling terrorism cases.
MP3 here. (30:29)
Major Todd E. Pierce is a Judge Advocate General in the US Army Reserve.