Argument: Legitimate trials are harder for radicals to criticize
- Debate: Trying 9/11 terror suspects in NYC courts - pro argument.
Jim Comey and Jack Goldsmith. "Holder's reasonable decision." Washington Post. November 20th, 2009: "Some say it is wrong to give Mohammed trial rights ordinarily conferred on Americans, but a benefit of civilian trials over commissions is that they make it harder for defendants to complain about kangaroo courts or victor's justice."