January 11, 2010

We lost Habeas Corpus again... or did we ever get it back?

A Horrendous Decision on Habeas Corpus




From The Progressive

...the D.C. Circuit Court undercut that “meaningful opportunity” by ruling ruled that a detainee has to show by a “preponderance of evidence” that he is being wrongly held, instead of the usual “reasonable doubt.”


To put that in plain English, you're guilty until proven innocent. Read the rest of the article here.