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Send the bloggers to Guantánamo! January 17, 2007 8:17 am

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Politics, Touchy Subjects
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Are bloggers journalists? If so, will we see bloggers taking Guantánamo vacations without due process?

A last-minute addition to a federal spending bill at the end of the last U.S. Congress now makes civilians eligible for military courts-martial. With the addition of just five words…makes civilian government employees and journalists eligible for prosecution under the Uniform Code of Military Justice…civilians prosecuted in military court don’t receive a grand jury hearing and are tried by members of the military, rather than by a jury of their peers. [Source]

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1. AT - January 17, 2007

Yay for due rights!