Month: July 2009

Judge Frees Gitmo Detainee

Judge Ellen Huvelle yesterday ordered the government to release Mohammed Jawad, a young Guantanamo detainee whose confession under torture was thrown out by a military judge.  Though unlikely, criminal charges could still be brought against Jawad, an action the judge

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Farewell Justice Souter

Monday was David Souter’s last day as a Supreme Court Justice, and this is last sketch of the bench as composed since Justice Alito was seated. Come Fall, in a bit of musical chairs, Justice Thomas will take the seat

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