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Va. appeals court revives Abu Ghraib lawsuits

RICHMOND, Va. — A divided federal appeals court on Friday revived two lawsuits by former Iraqi detainees who claimed civilian interrogators and translators participated in their torture at the Abu Ghraib prison, ruling that it’s too early to consider dismissing ...

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Justices rule out claim against former Attorney General Ashcroft

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out damage claims against former Attorney General John Ashcroft over an American Muslim’s arrest, but four justices said the case raises serious questions about post-9/11 detentions under a federal law intended to ...

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Appeals from Gitmo detainees, others turned away

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined appeals from foreigners seeking their release after nine years of detention at Guantanamo Bay. The court on Monday rejected three separate claims asking the justices to review rulings against the detainees by the ...

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