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Court Weighs Rights of Americans Arrested in Iraq

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Court Weighs Rights of Americans Arrested in Iraq

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Court Weighs Rights of Americans Arrested in Iraq

Court Weighs Rights of Americans Arrested in Iraq

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Do U.S. citizens arrested in Iraq on charges of terrorism have constitutional protection? The Supreme Court is hearing cases Tuesday that would decide that.

Madeleine Brand talks to Slate.com legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick, who is just out of the courtroom with details.