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April 30, 2004
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A lawyer defending an accused terrorist’s right to counsel before the U.S. Supreme Court cited Israeli law. The Bush administration has declared U.S. citizen Jose Padilla an enemy combatant, citing his alleged ties to Islamic terrorist groups. Jennifer Martinez, arguing on Padilla’s behalf Wednesday, twice cited the right of such detainees to regular judicial review in Britain and Israel, “our democratic allies.”

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