Justices, Attorneys Spar Over Guantanamo Case

Taking up one of the most significant wartime cases in a half century, the Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with whether hundreds of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have a right to challenge their detentions in open court with a lawyer by their side. In an intense, hourlong hearing, replete with references to wartime legal issues dating back centuries, attorneys sparred with the justices over the rights of the roughly 300 foreign nationals now held at Guantanamo who were captured both on...Full Story
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