Guantanamo/Detainees

470 ABA Journal Guantanamo/Detainees articles.

A Law Day Irony?

A Washington Post column takes President Bush to task, claiming he violates the spirit of Law Day.

The Post column by Ruth Marcus notes that Bush signed the…

The Reach of the Writ

Habeas corpus rights of Guantanamo detainees are still up in the air

82 Detainees in Search of a Country

The United States has agreed to release more than a fifth of the 385 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, but in most cases, it can’t find countries to take them.

Eighty-two…

Lawyers Warn of Possible Gitmo Suicides

Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees say a Justice Department plan to limit their visits could lead to an increase in suicides.

“The level of depression is soaring, I am afraid,”…

Legal Fate of Gitmo Detainees Debated

Senators yesterday debated the legal fate of about 380 detainees remaining at Guantanamo Bay, but no action was taken.

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said detainees can be…

DOJ: Gitmo Lawyers Threaten Security, Need Limits

The U.S. Justice Department is seeking greater restrictions on lawyers representing detainees at Guantanamo Bay, saying they are causing “intractable problems and threats to security.”

Captured at 15, Now a Gitmo Murder Defendant

In what may be the first of dozens of new prosecutions of foreign detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. military charged a Canadian with murder and other crimes…

British Sailors Can’t Sell Their Stories

Britain has done an about-face about allowing 15 marines and sailors recently held captive in Iran to sell their stories.

Reversing a highly controversial decision, the government announced today that…

Sharpen the Sales Pitch

U.S. Must Take Moral High Ground to Win Support for Rule of Law, Speakers Say

Deja Vu Once Again

Despite New Faces on the Supreme Court, Term’s Ending Is Familiar

Changing With The Times

Robert Grey Adapted His ABA Presidential Themes to Breaking Events

ABA Successes in Congress

Association to Continue Push in 2005 for Increased Judicial Salaries, LSC Funding

Executive Decisions

Not Since Nixon Has the High Court Offered so Many Rulings on Presidential Power

Keeping Up With The Times

New Conduct Code May Require Judges to Report Impaired Colleagues, Lawyers

Executive Decisions

Supreme Court Considers Presidential Power’s Limits in War on Terrorism