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12 June 2008 @ 11:15 am
Victory for common sense and the rule of law  
The Supreme Court today ruled that Guantanamo detainees are entitled to habeas corpus.

In a 5-4 decision, Justices Kennedy, Souter, Breyer, Ginsburg, and Stevens ruled that not only can detainees challenge their imprisonment, but the Detainee Treatment Act and the special review process the Bush administration instituted are not sufficient to replace habeas. Justices Alito, Scalia, Thomas, and Chief Justice Roberts dissented.
I feel: pleasedpleased
Kayefreak_in_need on June 12th, 2008 04:32 pm (UTC)
Thank god the system works once in a while. You just hang on there, Judge Ginsburg. We promise you'll be able to retire soon.