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Justices open US courts to detainees

Deal setback to Bush; influx of cases expected

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / June 13, 2008

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WASHINGTON - The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that detainees at Guantanamo Bay have a right under the US Constitution to challenge their detention in US civilian courts, dealing perhaps the final blow to President Bush's policy of holding terrorism suspects indefinitely without charge. (Full article: 1268 words)

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