Boumediene v. Bush was at the time hailed as a landmark separation-of-powers decision, routinely assigned as required reading in law schools now as part of the first-year curriculum. Today, the Supreme Court effectively undid that decision.
We held innocent people at Guantanamo for years -- seriously mistreating some -- without giving them a chance to demonstrate their innocence. How is getting rid of such travesties indifferent to American lives?
To bolster his argument that the Guantánamo detainees should be denied the right to prove their innocence in federal courts, Scalia relied on stale information that was proven to be false one year ago.