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OTHER OPINION: Graham tries to fill the void


In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled that detainees at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, had the right to challenge their detentions in federal court. The ruling was a victory for the rule of law, guaranteeing independent review of what had been the executive’s unchecked ability to hold suspects indefinitely.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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