Sunday, December 24, 2017

The Slippery Slope We Warned You About....

There are a lot of reasons why I and other attorneys decided to represent the men at Guantanamo. Foremost, to me anyway, was the fact that as an attorney I swore to uphold the constitution. The detention of the men at Guantanamo was an affront to our constitution. Another reason was that if we do not stop these illegal detentions of non-citizens eventually it will be applied to citizens.

For over three months a U.S. Citizen has been "detained" in Iraq without legal counsel and without charge. A judge held yesterday that this had to stop...finding the Trump administration's position both disingenuous and  troubling.

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