“The rules even allow hearsay within hearsay, meaning that Mr Hicks could be placed in a position where he doesn’t have the opportunity to cross-examine the person twice removed from the witness who actually made an allegation about him,”
He said that she said that he heard that David Hicks is a card carrying Al Qaeda member. That’s how Dick Cheney wants the military commission process to function. The process which was deliberately legislated as an act of government, to remove it from the reach of a justice system which decreed its predecessor illegal in 2006. David Hicks is still to be charged under this kangaroo court system. Why, escapes your Bannerman, although he does note, with some considerable chagrin, the stunningly loud silence with which the Australian government are complaining.