Avoiding the Courts

AVOIDING THE COURTS….The Bush administration has a real thing for keeping people imprisoned without charges and then suddenly freeing or transferring them just as a court is about to hear their appeals. Is it all a big coincidence? Or are they afraid that no court in the country is likely to rule in their favor, and they’re willing to do just about anything to avoid an adverse ruling that would hamstring them in the future? TalkLeft has the latest.

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