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Supreme Court does the right thing

 

Last updated 6/19/2008 at Noon



This week the Supreme Court for the third time said Bush cannot hold prisoners at Guantanamo Bay indefinitely but must allow “habeas corpus” hearings in US courts.

John McCain said that the ruling is “one of the worst decisions in the history of this country.” Barack Obama said, “This is an important step toward reestablishing our credibility as a nation committed to the rule of law and rejecting a false choice between fighting terrorism and respecting habeas corpus.”

People who think habeas corpus doesn’t matter have no respect for our constitution or the historic legal fou...



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