Thursday, June 29, 2006

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Gitmo War Crimes Trials

Totally shocking these are killers, murderers.....Gitmo Prisoners
They deserve no rights as our President said, but not according to our U.S. Supreme Court. This decision is not based on closing Gitmo but allows the prisoners to stand trial.

Breaking News: Supreme Court rules President Bush overstepped his authority.....
Court overruled war crimes trial of Guantanamo prisoner
S.C.: Military Trial procedures violate Geneva Conventions
U.S. Supreme Court blocks military tribunals for Gitmo Prisoners. Fox News Alert
It was 5-3 ruling-Kennedy sided with the Liberal judges....
More to come....

Fox News:
Supreme Court Blocks Guantanamo Bay War-Crimes Trials
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Bush overstepped his authority in ordering military war crimes trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees, a rebuke to the administration and its aggressive anti-terror policies.

Via AP Supreme Court blocks Bush, Gitmo war trials
Excerpt: The vote was split 5-3, with moderate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy joining the court's liberal members in ruling against the Bush administration. Chief Justice John Roberts, named to the lead the court last September by Bush, was sidelined in the case because as an appeals court judge he had backed the government over Hamdan.

More updated info at SCOTUSblog
Reuters: Court ruling to have little impact on Guantanamo
GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. [read more]

CNN reports
The Supreme Court rules President Bush overstepped his authority with military war crimes trials for foreigners held at Guantanamo Bay in a case involving a former driver for Osama bin Laden.

Scheduled at 11:30 a News Conference with Pres. Bush and Japan's PM Junichiro Koizumi.

Earlier Reported by the AP
Supreme Court Set to Rule on Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is expected to rule today on whether President Bush overstepped his authority with military war-crimes trials for foreigners held at the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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