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2006-04-03 12:09:33

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by terrorism suspect Jose Padilla and avoided deciding whether President George W. Bush can order Americans captured in the United States to be held in military jails without criminal charges or a trial.

2006-04-03 10:39:56

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A divided Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide whether President George W. Bush has the power in the war on terrorism to order American citizens captured in the United States held in military jails without any criminal charges or a trial.

2006-03-28 15:48:43

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sharply questioned the legal basis for military tribunals set up by President George W. Bush in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-28 01:38:28

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday hears a challenge by Osama bin Laden's former driver to President Bush's power to set up military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:58:04

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:17:47

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-22 16:17:10

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In what would be a key change in U.S. policy, the Pentagon may formally require military prosecutors to observe a U.N. convention against torture in their use of evidence during tribunals at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.

2006-03-03 21:58:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon released under court order on Friday a partial listing of names and nationalities of the nearly 500 foreign terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, but withheld data on the rest.

2006-03-02 13:26:18

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - An al Qaeda member refused to appear before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on Thursday or to cooperate with a U.S. military defense lawyer whom he considers an enemy.

2006-03-01 19:21:07

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - The military judge presiding over four of the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals said on Wednesday he would consider whether torture was involved when deciding what evidence could be admitted in the trials. The judge, retired Col.


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