James Gotowiec on thecourt.ca: The Supreme Court Should Not Be Afraid to Be Bold in Khadr’s Case

The Court is a great law website offering interesting and insightful analyses of recent and pending Supreme Court of Canada decisions. In today’s post, James Gotowiec discusses The Supreme Court Should Not Be Afraid to Be Bold in Khadr’s Case. Here is a brief excerpt:

 It appears Canadian citizenship isn’t worth as much as we might like to think. The sagas of Abousfian Abdelrazik, Suaad Haji Mohamud, and Omar Khadr demonstrate that, if the government thinks you’re a terrorist, you’ll need to get most of the Canadian public onside before the Department of Foreign Affairs will consider helping you.

While Abdelrazik and Mohamud are finally back in Canada, Khadr’s long battle to extricate himself from the legal black hole of Guantanamo Bay took yet another turn last week when the Supreme Court of Canada announced it was granting the federal government’s request for an expedited appeal in Prime Minister of Canada et al. v. Omar Ahmed Khadr…

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