senate committee passes habeas bill

from thinkprogress: “Today the Senate Judiciary Committee passed an important bill to restore habeas corpus, the sacrosanct Constitutional right to challenge government detention in court, by a vote of eleven to eight.” Watch this new ad by the Alliance for Justice on defending habeas:

UPDATE: Reuters article is HERE.

update: olbermann: habeas corpus to be restored?
from blacklisted news/you tube: Keith Olbermann describes the importance of the great writ of Habeas Corpus which has been systematically destroyed by the Bush Administration and which some are now seeking to restore much to the chagrin of some Presidential candidates.

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