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Old 12-19-2003, 03:18 AM   #1
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Lawyers for those at Guantanamo Bay

Surprised nobody has reported this yet...

From the BBC website:

Double legal terror blow for Bush

The Bush administration has suffered two legal setbacks in its efforts to curtail the rights of those it accuses of being involved in terrorism.

A federal appeals court has ruled US authorities do not have the power to detain a US citizen seized on US soil as an "enemy combatant".

And a court said detainees being held by the US military at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba should have access to lawyers.

... (click BBC link for rest of article - MJ)
I hope these rulings will stand after appeal. Not to make a judgement whether those detained are innocent or not, but I do think that access to lawyers is a right they should have.

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This is a good start.

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Old 12-22-2003, 06:09 AM   #3
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I cannot believe that after all these months of debate in this forun this is the this thread...

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It will go on appeal so I won't be cheering yet.
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