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August 2, 2009 9:20 AM

Defense attorneys proving key to Guantanamo resettlement

Defense attorneys who fought the Bush administration tooth-and-nail on its detention policies are now emerging as key partners in the effort to resettle prisoners from Guantanamo. Long before Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle ordered the U.S. government to free a young Afghan named Mohammed Jawad, his military lawyers arranged with UNICEF and the Afghan Human Rights Commission to get him education and support, once back home with his mother.

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