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Friday, February 23, 2007

"The overarching principle of fundamental justice that applies here is this: before the state can detain people for significant periods of time, it must accord them a fair judicial process."
~Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, Canadian Supreme Court Justice
It seems the Canadian Supreme Court understands individuals have rights--at least partially. I wonder what's wrong with the U.S. Supreme Court? The right of Habeas Corpus isn't that difficult to get your mind around.
Read more about this decision here.


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