High Court Hears Challenge to Military Tribunals

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The case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld comes before the Supreme Court. It could be a pivotal case in the war on terror. The case challenges the constitutionality of President Bush's military tribunals. Guests discuss the background and excerpts of court arguments. Neal Conan leads a discussion on the topic.


David Savage, Los Angeles Times legal correspondent.

Joe McMillan, legal counsel for Salim Hamdan in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld; attorney with Perkins Coie.

Andrew McBride, filed brief in support in support of the White House in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld; partner with the law firm Wiley, Rein & Fielding; former federal prosecutor and counsel to attorneys general.

Scott Silliman, professor of law at Duke University; former lawyer for the Air Force.



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