Enemy Combatant Ruling Rebukes White House Policy

NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with NPR's Nina Totenberg about a landmark federal appeals court ruling in the case of Jose Padilla that prevents the government from detaining a U.S. citizen as a enemy combatant unless that citizen is apprehended in a war zone.

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