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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Published June 29, 2006



Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

This 5-3 Supreme Court decision held that the special military commissions created by the Bush administration were illegal, as they did not provide defendants - detainees at Guantanamo - with rights as mandated by the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the Geneva Convention.

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