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4th Circuit hears appeal of ‘enemy combatant’ (access required)

Lawyers for a U.S. citizen who was detained for nearly four years as an “enemy combatant” asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate a lawsuit against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other government officials. Jose Padilla’s attorneys argued last Wednesday that the officials should be held accountable for their part in his ...