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Habeus Corpus

Impeach Bybee: The Growing Movement to Unseat Bush Torture Lawyer Turned Federal Judge

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

The UN has indicated that Obama's refusal to prosecute torturers may be a violation of International law.

Alaska House Demands Canonization For "Uncle" Ted!

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

I think Mr. Stevens should wait as least as long as the interned Japanese during WWII did for their apology.

Don't "Split the Baby" with National Security Courts

Ginny Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ginny Sloan

Proponents of national security courts claim that these new hybrid courts would eliminate burdensome procedural rules that protect the rights of defendants.

J Edgar Hoover Planned Mass Jailings, Suspension Of Habeus Corpus

New York Times | Tim Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A newly declassified document shows that J. Edgar Hoover, the longtime director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had a plan to suspend habeas c...