FindLaw's Writ - Cassel: The Cases of Lynne Stewart, Clive Stafford Smith, and Navy JAG Lawyer Charles Swift Government Retaliation Against Attorneys for Terrorism Suspects
Two weeks after the Supreme Court ruling, Swift's status in the Navy came up for review. Pursuant to an 'up or out' policy, Swift either would be promoted or have to leave the Navy. Although Swift was hailed by his direct supervisor as being among the finest lawyers in uniform, he was denied promotion, and now must leave the Navy.
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