Josh Gerstein reports that the government has withdrawn from defending Donald Rumsfeld and others in the Jose Padilla suit Judge Richard Mark Gergel dismissed the other day. That’s mighty interesting.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday February 23, 2011 8:30 am|
|By: emptywheel Friday February 18, 2011 4:40 pm|
The “special factors” in this case — including Abu Zubaydah’s torture — mean American citizen Jose Padilla can’t sue for having been tortured and denied counsel.