Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Supreme Court Won't Hear Gitmo Torture Cases

Because the prisoners are not "persons".

<"The Obama administration had asked the court not to hear the case. By refusing to hear the case, the Court let stand an earlier opinion by the D.C. Circuit Court which found that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a statute that applies by its terms to all "persons" did not apply to detainees at Guantanamo, effectively ruling that the detainees are not persons at all for purposes of U.S. law.">

Read the full article here.

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