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Its not really a presumption at this point, or if it is its a presumption that Obama needs to rebut.  As a lawyer he is well aware that these are illegal detentions.  The law may be filled with paradoxes (paradoxi?), but its very clear that the government can't just lock your ass up because it thinks its a good idea.  It has to prove that you violated some criminal statute and it has to do that in a specified time period using competent evidence.  That is a simple and unparadoxical as it gets in law.

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by NearlyNormal on Mon Dec 21st, 2009 at 04:05:33 PM EST
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