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Supreme Court orders Military to Read Miranda Rights to Enemy Before Shooting Them

Well, not yet, anyway.  Just crossing the wire is the news that the Supreme Court has ruled in a 5-4 decision (Liberals+Kennedy versus the Conservatives) that detainees at Gitmo have the same Federal rights under the constitution as any other American, at least insofar as being able to access Federal courts.   I’ll issue the same caveat I’ve heard elsewhere- this has just been released so more details on the decision might clear things up.  At this point, however, it looks like the Supreme Court has just extended the privileges and immunities of the Constitution to ‘enemy combatants.’

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