“The laws and Constitution are designed to survive, and remain in force, in extraordinary times,” wrote Justice Anthony Kennedy for the 5-4 majority in Boumediene v. Bush. “
“Habeas corpus, which has its origins in the Magna Carta of 1215, is the ‘Great Writ’ protecting people from arbitrary detention, disappearance and indefinite detention without charges,” explained analyst Liliana Segura. “The cornerstone of Western justice, it is essential to the idea that laws—not individuals, be they kings or President—govern a land.”
The decision marks the third time the Supreme Court ruled against the Bush administration's handling of suspects at
The grassroots effort to impeach Bush, which can only be initiated by the House, has never lacked for sufficient grounds. I signed my first petition encouraging the U.S. House to pursue shortly after the GOP stole the
 Kennedy cited in Liliana Segura, “Supreme Court to Bush: You Are Not Above the Law, Gitmo Detainees Have Right to Habeas Corpus,” AlterNet at http://www.alternet.org/story/88007/
 Segura, "Supreme Court to Bush."
 Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (website), “Articles of Impeachment of President George W. Bush,” http://kucinich.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=93581 (accessed