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    Morning Bell: The Five Generals

    In the 2006 case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, four members of the Supreme Court joined a concurring opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer that said: Nothing prevents the President from returning to Congress to seek the authority [for trial by military commission] he believes necessary. … The Constitution places its faith in … More

    Supreme Court Backs Rights for Guantanamo Detainees

    In a controversial 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the petitioners detained in Guantanamo Bay have the constitutional privilege of habeas corpus. The court also determined that the Detainee Treatment Act’s procedures for reviewing the detainees’ status was not an adequate and … More

    No Gain Closing Guantanamo

    According to an Associated Press story this morning, former U.S. secretaries of state Colin Powell, Henry Kissinger, James Baker III, Warren Christopher and Madeleine Albright, at a round-table discussion sponsored by the University of Georgia, called for closing the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay. The reason seems to be bad … More