CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The Pentagon’s admission that international law applies to terror suspects held in US prisons noted.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The impact of the Pentagon’s memo on the handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, examined. [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN- notes the reversal of policy due to the Supreme Court rejection of the administration’s claim that the Geneva Convention does not apply to Al Qaeda suspects.] [Defense Department principal deputy general counsel Daniel DELL'ORTO- comments on the legal rights of prisoners.] The impact on terror suspects held in secret prisons overseas discussed.
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