PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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Detainees, Combatants Can Challenge Detentions
Supreme Court Limits Scope of Presidential Wartime Powers

"In two crucial decisions today on the scope of presidential wartime powers, the Supreme Court rejected the Bush administration's claim that it can hold suspected terrorists or 'enemy combatants' on American soil without giving them a day in court."

[Padilla has to refile on a technicality, though.]

...and...

Transfer of authority in Iraq comes early! Great way to show your confidence in the face of those few insurgents, by doing the transition in the cover of night and all.

Oh, and what's going to actually change for the people of Iraq? Not much.
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