The Bush administration ran into skepticism from the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard debate over a landmark war powers dispute testing the legal rights of enemy combatants held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

At issue were military tribunals set up by the White House to try suspected terrorists, including Salim Hamdan, said to be the driver for Osama bin Laden, in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Opponents claim the tribunals are an unlawful exercise of executive branch authority.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]