US Army Gen. Geoffrey Miller has made contradictory statements regarding his interactions with high-level Pentagon officials on the Abu Ghraib scandal, according to Friday's Chicago Tribune. In May 2004 Miller, a former Guantamao commander later transferred to Abu Ghraib, told the US Senate Committee on Armed Services that he had simply filed a report on [...]

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Britain's most senior military figures in the House of Lords Thursday assailed the UK Ministry of Defense for subjecting soldiers to litigation arising out of their conduct in Iraq. The English Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith, is shortly expected to announce charges against soldiers arising from the murder of Baha Mousa and other Iraqis allegedly abused [...]

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US District Court judge Jeffrey Miller has thrown out a lawsuit filed in March 2005 against the Associated Press and reporter Seth Hettena claiming that the news group violated privacy and copyright laws by publishing photos of Navy SEALs with Iraqi prisoners. All four counts of the lawsuit were dismissed Tuesday when Miller concluded that [...]

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A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Thursday that that US meatpackers can resume Canadian cattle importation, ending a two-year ban put in place after Canada discovered its first domestic case of mad cow disease . The court said in a brief order that the injunction blocking a [...]

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JURIST Guest Columnist Mary Ellen O’Connell of Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University, says that when it comes to fighting terrorism, the experienced British, newly challenged in the recent London bombings, have the right idea… The British have shown extraordinary resilience in the face of the London Transport bombings. They are determined not to [...]

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Enwonwu v. Chertoff, et al., US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, July 13, 2005 . Excerpt: For 217 years, through boom and bust, insurgency, civil war, and terrorist attack, this Court–the oldest United States District Court in America–has carefully and prudentially administered the Writ of Habeas Corpus to secure the rights of the [...]

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