Supreme Court asked to consider Guantanamo tribunals case

[JURIST] Lawyers for Guantanamo detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan filed a petition of certiorari [PDF text; PDF appendix] on Monday, asking the US Supreme Court to block military tribunals for terror suspects. The high court had once before denied cert on a request for an expedited hearing, instead sending the case to the DC Circuit Court [JURIST report]. A judge there initially enjoined the Guantanamo proceedings [JURIST report], but a three-judge panel that included Supreme Court nominee John Roberts ruled [PDF text] in July that the military trials could continue [JURIST report]. AP has more.

 

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