March 28, 2009

Help wanted: Pentagon seeks lawyers to defend detentions

Even as the Obama administration has dropped the term ''enemy combatant'' in reshaping its war-on-terror policy and ordered the closing of the detention center at Guantanamo, the Pentagon is advertising for lawyers to fight habeas corpus motions filed in federal court by the 200-plus captives still held in Cuba. The positions are based in Washington, D.C.

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