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Detainee Rights

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Battles The Internet (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My advice to Sarah Palin would be to do as the old ad copy said: Never let them see you sweat. Don't get involved in a land war with David Letterman.

Justice Department Backs Some Constitutional Rights For Detainees

wsj.com | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department has determined that detainees tried by military commissions in the U.S. can claim at least some constitutional rights, particul...

McClatchy: In Stark Legal Turnaround, Obama Now Resembles Bush

McClatchy | Michael Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is morphing into George W. Bush, as administration attorneys repeatedly adopt the executive-authority and national-security rat...

Defending Bush, Obama Administration Appeals Court Decision Allowing Detainees To Challenge Imprisonment

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Recently, Judge John Bates ruled that some prisoners at the Air Force base in Bagram have a right to challenge their imprisonment in U.S. civilian cou...

Bush Administration Says Detainee Trials To Continue

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's decision on Guantanamo Bay will unleash a torrent of court filings from detainees seeking their freedom but won...