Administration Debates Trying Alleged 9/11 Plotters in Civilian or Military Courts.

Administration Debates Trying Alleged 9/11 Plotters in Civilian or Military Courts.

Debate within the administration on whether to try alleged 9/11 plotters in civilian or military courts.

President Obama may reverse Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to try alleged nine-eleven plotters in civilian courts. Why the administration is considering an about-face, how it could affect plans to try other terror suspects and what it might mean for closing Guantanamo Bay.

Guests

David Cole

professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."

Bradford Berenson

former associate counsel to President George W. Bush (2001-2003), Former Chairman, Federalist Society, Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group and Adjunct Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and a lawyer in private practice.

Jane Mayer

staff writer, "The New Yorker"

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