The Kidd’s Case Against Ashcroft

Today, the court hears Abdullah al-Kidd’s case against John Ashcroft over the Bush administration’s detention practices

Abdullah al-Kidd wasn’t what I expected when I met him on February 14 in a conference room at a legal firm in downtown Los Angeles. Al-Kidd’s name may not be readily familiar, but his civil rights lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft has become one of the most politically charged cases of the post-September 11 era to reach the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed in October to hear the case.

Full story at The Atlantic.