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Ralph G Steinhardt

Hamdan v Rumsfeld and ors, Appeal judgment, 548 US 557, 126 S Ct 2749, 165 L Ed 2d 723 (2006), ILDC 745 (US 2006), 29th June 2006, United States; Supreme Court [US]

Whether the military commissions established by President Bush in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 attacks conformed to Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions.

Whether an individual could invoke the Geneva Conventions to challenge the military commission procedures.

Whether the conflict with al Qaeda was ‘of an international character’.

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