Friday, August 11, 2006

War Crimes Act Changes Would Reduce Threat Of Prosecution

"Don't trust the motives of any lawyer who changes a statutory provision that is short, clear, and to the point and replaces it with something that is much longer, more complicated, and includes exceptions within exceptions." —Rear Adm. John D. Hutson, head of US Navy legal service 1997–2000, criticising Bush administration plans to avoid trials for war crimes (via Daily Dish)

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