TITLE

Overplaying Its Hand

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor Jr., Stuart
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/23/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 25, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that granted detainees being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp full access to federal courts, a ruling upheld by the principle of habeas corpus. It is noted that the Supreme Court decision creates many legal questions as to the full scope of rights the detainees will have. Dissenting justices of the court accused the majority of an excessive use of judicial power.
ACCESSION #
32854685

 

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