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Congress Takes Up Issue of Guantanamo Detainees

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Congress Takes Up Issue of Guantanamo Detainees

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Congress Takes Up Issue of Guantanamo Detainees

Congress Takes Up Issue of Guantanamo Detainees

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The Supreme Court ruled that the Bush administration overstepped its authority in setting up military tribunals for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Now Congress is considering the issue. Guests discuss the rights of detainees after the Supreme Court's ruling.

Guests:

Corine Hegland, staff correspondent for the National Journal

David Remes, lead counsel for 17 Yemenis; partner with the Washington-based law firm Covington and Burling

Lee Casey, served in Justice Department under Ronald Reagan and George. H. W. Bush; partner at Baker & Hostetler