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DOJ admits overlooking military law in rape case

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The US Department of Justice said Wednesday that it had mistakenly failed to brief the Supreme Court on the existence of a military law allowing capital punishment for child rape before the court decided the case of Kennedy v. Louisiana. In Kennedy, the court held 5-4 that a death sentence consti...

Atlanta International Airport's Gun Ban Challenged

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A state representative claims the City of ordinance that prohibits people from carrying guns at Atlanta International Airport is unconstitutional. Georgia's HB 89, which took effect July 1, allows people with Georgia gun licenses to carry arms on "public transportation." State Rep. Timothy Bearden, ...

Judges Invoke Lewis Carroll In Detainee Case

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The D.C. Circuit likened the government's reasons for classifying a Chinese Muslim detainee at Guantanamo as an "enemy combatant" to the faulty logic of a Lewis Carroll poem. The government suggested that its allegations against Huzaifa Parhat are reliable because they show up in at least three inte...

US House committee subpoenas CIA leak documents

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The US House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena to Attorney General Michael Mukasey for documents relating to the Valerie Plame leak scandal and other Committee investigations. The Committee specifically requested transcripts of interviews with US President George W. Bush, Vice President D...

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