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Supreme Court to hear detainee case

To decide if suspect in 'dirty bomb' can be held indefinitely

By Lyle Denniston
Globe Correspondent / February 21, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed yesterday to rule on the constitutionality of the indefinite detention of an American captured inside the United States as a terrorist suspect, setting the stage for the most important declarations in a half-century on the government's war powers. (Full Article: 1006 Words)

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