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Still, it's heartening to find a judge -- an Obama appointee -- who is willing to take on heavy Constitutional issues and possibly face opprobrium from the half the Congress, half the public, a lot of colleagues on the bench, the Department of Justice, and the White House.

Or, as The Times editorial puts it, " The judge's willingness to take constitutional claims seriously was a refreshing departure from too many other judges in cases involving national security. If the government is unhappy with the ruling, it can largely blame its failure to adequately limit and define detention authority."

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William Fisher has managed economic development programs in the Middle East and elsewhere for the US State Department and the US Agency for International Development. He served in the international affairs area in the Kennedy Administration and now (more...)
 
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We are lucky to have judges like Katherine Forrest... by WILLIAM FISHER on Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 at 5:29:38 AM