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2006-06-29 14:48:24

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By declaring the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals illegal, the U.S. Supreme Court put fresh curbs on President George W. Bush's powers in the war on terrorism and gave ammunition to those demanding the prison be closed.

2006-06-29 12:33:16

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sharp rebuke of President George W. Bush's tactics in the war on terrorism, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down as illegal the military tribunal system set up to try Guantanamo prisoners.

2006-06-29 11:22:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday said he had not fully reviewed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found the current military tribunal system to try Guantanamo prisoners unlawful, but promised it would be taken seriously. Bush said he would consult with the U.S.

2006-06-29 11:02:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday said he had not fully reviewed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found the current military tribunal system to try Guantanamo prisoners unlawful, but promised it would be taken seriously. Bush said he would consult with the U.S.

2006-06-29 11:06:05

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sharp rebuke of President George W. Bush's tactics in the war on terrorism, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down as unlawful the military tribunal system set up to try Guantanamo prisoners.

2006-06-29 09:21:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the military tribunal for Guantanamo prisoner Salim Ahmed Hamdan lacks the power to proceed because it violates the Geneva Conventions.

2006-06-27 14:22:51

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing a potential landmark ruling that could determine the fate of the military tribunals created by President George W. Bush to try Guantanamo prisoners for war crimes.

2006-06-27 12:52:36

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing a potential landmark ruling that could determine the fate of the military tribunals created by President George W. Bush to try Guantanamo prisoners for war crimes.

2006-05-17 17:22:08

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - Hearings this week for two Guantanamo war crimes defendants were canceled or cut short as their attorneys opted to wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the legitimacy of special military tribunals set up by the Bush administration.

2006-05-07 12:58:37

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said he would like to close the U.S.-run prison at Guantanamo Bay -- a step urged by several U.S. allies -- but was awaiting a Supreme Court ruling on how suspects held there might be tried.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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