In a remarkable repudiation of the Bush administration's exercise of power in the war on terror, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the military commissions established to try Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees violate both U.S. law and the Geneva Conventions. Handed down on the final day of the Court's term, the decision may affect government policies beyond Guantanamo, including interrogation techniques, which human rights groups say also violate the Geneva Conventions on the treatment of war prisoners.
Supreme Court Invalidates Guantanamo Detainee Tribunals
June 30, 2006
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