. . . Tuesday April 20, 2004

Supremes Hear Gitmo Case

The prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are neither prisoners of war nor prisoners of a jail in the American justice sense. Arguing on behalf of the detainees right to access lawyers and the broader justice system, John Gibbons argued that the Cuban location of the pirson camp shouldn’t change the spirit of American law: “It is totally artificial to say that because of a provision in a lease the executive branch can create a no-law zone where it is not accountable to any judiciary anywhere.”

Concentration is important!