Petition warns that leaving the decision standing could "displace the constitutional protections of the criminal justice system," based on a mere allegation of a connection to possible terrorist activity, unless the Supreme Court acts
Yesterday the U.S. government admitted, for the first time, that officials destroyed videotapes that documented interrogations of Ali Almarri, the only alleged "enemy combatant" still detained on U. S. soil.
Today, the Brennan Center for Justice asked a federal court to end the detention of a U.S. resident who is being held on the advice of long-discredited Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memos which sought to justify torture and indefinite detention.
Rev. Boyle, the ordained minister known as the Peace Pastor, reached an agreement with the federal government today that ends his unfair prosecution and maintains his right to speak out against the Iraq War.
Brennan Center asked a U.S. District Court to order the government to redress the prolonged isolation and inhuman treatment of a U.S. resident who is being held at the navy brig in South Carolina. The motion raises fundamental questions about so-called "enemy combatants" and the laws that should govern their detention.