Are bloggers journalists? If so, will we see bloggers taking GuantÃ¡namo 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]