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'The Terror Courts' Offers Scathing Account of Military Commissions


The Terror Courts (book cover)

Jess Bravin is the Supreme Court correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, and since 2001 he has followed the military commissions story closely.

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His new book, "The Terror Courts," is a riveting and at times scathing account of the formation of the commissions and how they have been troubled from the beginning over questions about detainee abuse and the legitimacy of commissions themselves.