The Bush administration ran into skepticism from the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard debate, in unusual 90-minute arguments, over a landmark war powers dispute testing the legal rights of enemy combatants held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Justices seemed especially concerned about a law passed by Congress last year that the administration argues strips the high court of jurisdiction over habeas petitions filed by Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Military Tribunal Case Comes Before Skeptical Supreme Court
March 29, 2006
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