A military judge adjourned the Guantanamo Bay war crimes court just before President Barack Obama was sworn in on Tuesday, leaving open the possibility that the hearings might not resume. The judge, Army Col. Patrick Parrish, dismissed the court until Wednesday "unless otherwise ordered." Obama's nominee for attorney general, Eric Holder, has said the military commissions lack sufficient legal protections for defendants and that they could be tried in the United States.
Guantanamo court adjourned for a day, or forever
The Associated Press
January 21, 2009