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Dec. 5 2007 6:53 PM

Gitmo on Trial

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007
Supreme Court Dispatches: Court Hears Detainees-Rights Case
The Supreme Court heard Wednesday in a case about the legal rights of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Dahlia Lithwick updates Madeleine Brand on the latest in the Supreme Court arguments. Listen  to the segment.

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Monday, Dec. 3, 2007
Supreme Court Dispatches: Court To Hear Guantanamo Case
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case about the legal rights of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Under the 2006 Military Commissions Act, Guantanamo inmates cannot exercise their habeas corpus rights to challenge their detention. Dahlia Lithwick and Sen. Lindsey Graham, who helped create the act, discuss the case. Listen to the segment.

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Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

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Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

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