Author Archives: Zinie Chen Sampson

Court rules against Bush's enemy combatant policy (access required)

(AP) The Bush administration cannot legally detain a U.S. resident it believes is an al-Qaida sleeper agent without charging him, a divided panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The court said sanctioning the indefinite detention ...

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W&L law students help miners seek black lung compensation (access required)

LEXINGTON (AP) Charles Cooper spent all his working life in the West Virginia coal mines, breathing in coal dust and staying underground years after he was diagnosed with black lung disease. “I had a high-school education. I wasn’t qualified to ...

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