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The Future of Guantanamo Bay

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Jonathan Mahler, author of The Challenge, about the Supreme Court case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which ruled that detainees have the right to a federal trial, and Chisun Lee, a lawyer and a reporter for ProPublica, discuss the future of Guantanamo and President Obama's plans for the prison. They’ll also look at how judges have been forced to create detainee law one case at a time.

Guests:

Chisun Lee and Jonathan Mahler

Comments [1]

Paulson from Wall Street

Which article on or amendment to our Constitution specifies that foreign combatants captured and held overseas have the same rights as US citizens?

And how is the US military expected to collect and compile ‘evidence’ on the battlefield?

Aug. 06 2009 11:24 AM

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