U.S. Supreme Court: Boumediene v. Bush, President of the United States

From: Findlaw Breaking Legal Documents, June 12, 2008.

Justices Rule Guantanamo Bay Detainees Can File Suit in Federal Courts

“(U.S. Supreme Court, June 12, 2008) – In a close 5-4 majority decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that detainees being held by the Pentagon at Guantanamo Bay can file suit in federal courts to challenge their detentions”

Two contrasting opinions:

New York Times Editorial, June 13,2008: “Justice 5, Brutality 4.”

Wall Street Journal, Review and Outlook, June 13, 2008 “President Kennedy”

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