A story about U.S. military lawyers representing Guantanamo detainees by defending the rule of law

from William Glaberson on the front page of the NYT on June 19th, 2008, “An Unlikely Antagonist in the Detainees’ Corner.”  

The unlikely (by stereotype, a really, really unlikely) antagonist is Lt. Cmdr. William C. Kuebler, a military lawyer assigned to represent, in the words of the administration, “the worst of the worst.” Kuebler’s client was 15 at the time that he allegedly threw a grenade that killed a U.S. solder

Read the article and see if you do not feel thankful for Lt. Cmdr. Kuebler and for the other military lawyers who object to our government putting on show trials.