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Friday, July 11, 2003
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled on Tuesday that U.S. citizen Yasser Esam Hamdi could be detained indefinitely as an enemy combatant and that he does not have the right to legal representation. Hamdi was captured in Afghanistan. Please "The impact of a war that isn't always on" for more on the general issue.
Also on Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union said that it had "found a consistent pattern of factually inaccurate assertions by the Department of Justice in statements to the media and Congress, statements that mischaracterize the scope, potential impact and likely harm of the now-notorious USA PATRIOT Act" and issued a report on the matter.