Thursday, June 12, 2008

News flash: Supremes hold for detainees

Detainees at Guantánamo may challenge detention in U.S. District Courts, the Supreme Court held this morning. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for 5 members of the Court: "We hold these petitioners do have the habeas corpus privilege."
You can find the full opinion inthe 1st case, Boumediene, here; in the 2d, Munaf, here.

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