Supreme Court Extends Habeas Corpus Rights to Guantanamo Detainees

The Supreme Court has ruled to extend habeas corpus rights to detainees at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba military facility.

The court voted 5-4 to extend the right to detainees. Under the ruling, suspected terrorists being held at the facility can now challenge the military's authority for holding them.

According to news outlets, it remains unclear if this ruling will lead to hearings for the terror suspects in the short term. The AP reports that 270 prisoners are classified at