May 8, 2009

AT A MINIMUM....:

Obama Set to Revive Military Commissions (Peter Finn, 5/09/09,Washington Post)

The administration's plan to reinstate the commissions with modifications reflects the fear that that some cases would fail in federal courts or in standard military legal settings.

"It looks a lot more difficult now than it did on Jan. 20," said one government official.

Civil liberties advocates, who insist federal courts can handle terrorism cases, vowed to challenge any new process.

"We'll litigate this before they can proceed, absolutely," said Anthony D. Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.


...he now need a Court appointee who agreed with W on military trials for terrorists.

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 8, 2009 10:42 PM
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