Ninth Circuit rules against administration

"...[W]e simply cannot accept the government's position that the Executive Branch possesses the unchecked authority to imprison indefinitely any persons, foreign citizens included, on territory under the sole jurisdiction and control of the United States, without permitting such prisoners recourse of any kind to any judicial forum, or even access to counsel, regardless of the length or manner of their confinement.

A portion of the decision handed down today by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the confinement of enemy combatants in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.The PDF file of the decision is here.