Lawyers request ruling from D.C. Circuit on detainee torture

Lawyers for one of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay have filed a request with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the only civilian court with jurisdiction under the Military Commissions Act to hear detainee matters, to determine whether he was tortured.  The full story is here.

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~ by Ari Kaplan on December 15, 2007.

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