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Rumsfeld's Detainee Liability Case Advances

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Rumsfeld's Detainee Liability Case Advances

Rumsfeld's Detainee Liability Case Advances

Rumsfeld's Detainee Liability Case Advances

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A federal judge hears arguments in Washington, D.C., on whether former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld can be held liable for harsh treatment of detainees by the military. A key question: Do foreign prisoners held overseas have rights under the U.S. Constitution?