Return of due process

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Author(s) San Francisco Chronicle editorial board
Source San Francisco Chronicle
Date June 30, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Much like the so-called "Patriot Act," the tribunals were created in haste following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. In that traumatic time, Congress was unwilling to challenge the president's call for such wide-ranging security measures. But there is no excuse for the Pentagon's treatment of the estimated 750 detainees, who have been held in the U.S. military prison in Cuba since 2002. Reports show our military using torture-like treatments such as solitary confinement, exposure to extreme temperatures and sleep-depriving noise and light. " Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Supreme Court was correct in its ruling on the topic Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.