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U.S. to Review All Guantanamo Prisoners

The military will review the individual cases of the 595 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to determine whether they are legally held, the government said Wednesday. Officials described it is an attempt to prepare for expected challenges in civilian courts. The move comes in response to a Supreme Court’s decision last week that said those prisoners can go before a federal judge to seek their freedom. The Bush administration believes the military reviews will provide them some grounding when the prisoners head to court: The government can claim it was providing due process in determining whether they are legally held as an enemy combatant. If the review determines a prisoner is not lawfully held, he will be released to his home country, according to officials with the Justice and Defense departments who announced the reviews. Full Story

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