Judge Leon’s Ruling in the Algerian Detainees Case

Here is the ruling, via Glenn and SCOTUSblog. There’s not much detail, since the evidence on which Judge Leon based his decision is classified; but what he says in his ruling is that the government’s evidence for contending that, in 2001, these six men were planning to travel to Afghanistan for...

Habeus Corpus Up For Grabs

A NY Times editorial yesterday reminds us that Congress will this week be taking up the amendment to the Military Commissions Act (MCA) that will restore habeus corpus for foreign prisoners in military jails – you know, Gitmo and the rest of the secret prison system. The Republican Congress –...