Sunday, June 15, 2008

Habeas Ruling Lays Bare the Divide Among Supreme Justices

The Supreme Court's decision that detainees held in Guantanamo Bay, have a right to challenge their imprisonment before a judge, clearly revealed the justices' deep divide over the role of the judiciary in illegally "declared" wartime. Frightening dissents by Chief Justice Roberts, and Scalia lament civilian, not military control over policy.

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