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U.S. Judge Rules Against Guantanamo Tribunals

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U.S. Judge Rules Against Guantanamo Tribunals

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U.S. Judge Rules Against Guantanamo Tribunals

U.S. Judge Rules Against Guantanamo Tribunals

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A federal judge says the U.S. government must provide detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with a fair opportunity to challenge their incarceration. Judge Joyce Hens Green says Defense Department hearings do not satisfy last year's Supreme Court ruling on the matter. The ruling is a setback for the government, but the detainees may face a long legal battle before they get what they want.