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Court: Contractors Allegedly Tortured By U.S. Forces In Iraq Can’t Sue Rumsfeld

A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that two American contractors allegedly tortured by U.S. forces in Iraq can’t sue former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

11/08/2012

John Yoo, a former aide for President George W. Bush, has been shielded from a lawsuit filed by a convicted terrorist. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: Ex-Bush Aide Protected From Torture Lawsuit

For the second time this year, a federal appeals court shielded a former Bush administration lawyer from a lawsuit filed by a convicted terrorist who alleged the attorney’s so-called “torture memos” led to his illegally harsh treatment while in U.S. military custody.

05/03/2012

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Appeals Panel Rules Against ‘Enemy Combatant’

The appeals panel affirmed a federal judge’s dismissal of the lawsuit, ruling that Congress, not the court system, has jurisdiction over military detention

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