Tag Archive: Detainee Treatment Act

Cut the Gordian Knot: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Gitmo (Draft) – The Daily Journal – PDF

2007 Cut the Gordian Knot: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Gitmo (draft) This month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the writ of habeas corpus should be granted to the men held at Guantanamo. Since there is currently…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Boumediene v. Bush/Al Odah v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/boumediene-v-bush-al-odah-v-united-states Boumediene v. Bush is the name given to a consolidation of cases brought to challenge new attempts to prevent the men detained at Guantanamo from exercising the rights the Supreme Court had recognized in CCR’s landmark case, Rasul v….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas at UC Davis – Guantanamo Testimonials Project -Panel: Speak Out Against Torture – The Davis Enterprise – Review by Cory Golden

http://humanrights.ucdavis.edu/events/the-davis-enterprise-may-7-2006 Just hours after the State Department’s top legal adviser called allegations of U.S. personnel mistreating prisoners “absurd” on Friday, three critics appearing at UC Davis urged a public outcry against what they believe is the systematic use of torture….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (Amicus)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hamdan-v-rumsfeld-amicus Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national who was Osama Bin Laden’s driver and guard, was captured in Afghanistan during the hostilities in 2001. In 2004, President George W. Bush ordered that Hamdan be tried by a military commission. Hamdan…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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