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Quote of the Day - We're still going to be fighting for the freedom of Cuba. - Elian Gonzalez

Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Gets Educated on Gitmo

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled in Boumediene v. Bush that suspected terrorists and foreign fighters held by the U.S. military at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have the right to challenge their detention in federal court. Please join me as I  welcomes experts Aziz Huq, Deputy Director from The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and Attorney Edward Lazarus, partner at the firm, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and author of Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall, and Future of the Modern Supreme Court to explore this significant ruling.

We discuss habeas corpus rights of Guantanamo detainees and others, the effect on the war on terrorism and what this means for detainees.  Click on the link below and give a listen to this half-hour show.

Posted by J. Craig Williams on 6/19/2008 at 09:51 Comments (1)

 

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Comments by JT from United States on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 10:33

One of the major questions in the follow up to this decision is whether or not the government and the military will abide by the decision that was handed down. How much transparency will this, and future, administrations give the press, Congress and the people to view how they are abiding by the laws handed down by the Court.

 

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