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  1. Groups Gird for Long Legal Fight on New Bush Anti-Terror Powers

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 15:33

    Lawyers and civil liberties groups say the legal battle against Bush's expansion of government's powers could last many years and redefine the powers of the executive branch.

  2. U.S. to Allow Key Detainees to Request Lawyers

    The Washington Post10/12/2007 - 15:31

    14 terrorism suspects who were transferred to Guantanamo from secret CIA prisons have been formally offered the right to request lawyers.

  3. Terrorism Suspect Alleges 'Mental Torture'

    The Washington Post10/12/2007 - 15:29

    Majid Khan tells a military tribunal he was mentally tortured at Guantanamo and twice attempted suicide.

  4. Father: Son Was Tortured in Pakistan

    The Miami Herald10/12/2007 - 15:27

    The father of a Guantanamo Bay detainee says his son and young children were abused in a Pakistani prison by U.S. or proxy interrogators.

  5. C.I.A. Wants Detainee Interrogation Methods Kept Secret

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 15:25

    Lawyers contend that the government's insistence to tighten access to detainees is an effort to keep interrogation methods secret.

  6. Rumsfeld Supports Detaining Inmate with U.S. Citizenship

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 15:22

    Rumsfeld justifies the detention of an American-born prisoner captured in Afghanistan.

  7. Detained U.S. Citized in Legal Limbo at Navy Brig in Virginia

    The Miami Herald10/12/2007 - 15:18

    22-year-old detained American citizen held at U.S. military base in Virginia is still not charged with a crime

  8. Justices, By 5-to-3 Vote, Reject President's Plan to Try Terror Detainees

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 15:16

    Supreme Court rules that military commissions established by Bush were unauthorized by federal statute and violate international law.

  9. New Enemy Combatant Law Survives First Court Test

    KansasCity.com10/12/2007 - 15:12

    Federal judge upholds President Bush's new terrorism law, which established military commissions to try enemy combatants and deny them the right to challenge their detention in U.S. federal courts

  10. High Court to Review Guantanamo Case

    The Los Angeles Times10/12/2007 - 15:09

    Supreme Court to take up a constitutional challenge to Bush's decision to try alleged war criminals before a military tribuanal at Guantanamo