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Measure would strip rights from detainees

Senate bill curbs court oversight in Guantanamo cases

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / November 11, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The US Senate yesterday voted to abolish the right of Guantanamo Bay prisoners to challenge the legality of their detention in federal court, a sweeping proposal that would reverse a 2004 Supreme Court ruling, end a pending Supreme Court review of military commissions at the base, and bring to an abrupt halt more than 150 individual detainee cases. (Full article: 686 words)

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