SUPREME COURT BLOCKS GITMO WAR TRIALS

June 29, 2006

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Presient Bush overstepped his authority in ordering military war crimes trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees.

The ruling, a rebuke to the administration and its aggressive anti- terror policies, was written by Justice John Paul Stevens, who said the proposed trials were illegal under U.S. law and international Geneva conventions.

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