US delays Guantanamo war crimes trial pending Supreme Court ruling

A military judge Friday postponed the first war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo Bay, saying he wants to wait until the Supreme Court makes its highly anticipated ruling on the right of detainees to challenge their confinement in civil courts. Navy Capt. Keith Allred ruled the trial for Osama bin Laden's former driver should be delayed seven weeks, until July 21, in case the Supreme Court ruling affects his case. He scheduled pretrial hearings to begin a week earlier.