NACDL News: Criminal Defense Bar Applauds Administration’s Efforts to Close Guantánamo, but Says Fra

On Feb. 23, 2016, the Obama administration released what it says is a “Plan for Closing the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility.” While that plan contains serious deficiencies, the administration is to be commended for continuing its effort to at long last shutter the detention facility. Of particular note are the provisions that would facilitate the transfer of those detainees who have been cleared and speed up the pace of the review of the remaining candidates for transfer.