Appeals Court Affirms Enemy Combatant Jailing

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A35499-2003Jul9.html The full federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., has upheld its finding that a U.S. citizen designated an "enemy combatant" can be jailed indefinitely without a lawyer. The decision sets up a Supreme Court test. Yesterday's 8 to 4 ruling was in the case of Yaser Esam Hamdi, a Louisiana-born man designated an "enemy combatant" by the military after he was captured in November 2001 while fighting with Taliban troops in Afghanistan. The . . .

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