Detention

Senate Armed Services Committee Says "No" to Worldwide War; Overreaches on Indefinite Detention

By Sam Milgrom, Washington Legislative Office at 5:12pm
Hooray! With your help, we prevented the Senate from authorizing the president to engage in worldwide war.

Mr. Addington Gets Called Out

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 12:10pm
When the historians get their mitts on the Bush presidency, the one essential book that probably will never be written is a biography of David Addington, Vice President Cheney's former top lawyer and current chief of staff (the replacement, of course,…

Absolute Must Read

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 2:41pm
Linda Greenhouse virtuosity: a great synopsis of the habeas restoration landscape as we wait with baited breath for Congress to come back from their August recess (no pun intended). Key grafs, buried at the end of the story: The recently filed briefs…

Why Worry?

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 6:42am

A Reprimand

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 5:24pm

More Possibles for AG

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 6:30am
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