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Habeas Corpus And Bin Laden's Driver

Salim Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's former driver, will be the first prisoner tried for war crimes since World War II. Alex Chadwick talks to Slate.com legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about how a major Supreme Court decision on habeas corpus affects the proceedings.

They also discuss how this trial is expected to influence those of other Guantanamo prisoners.

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