FC: Calif. federal court says it has no jurisdiction over Guantanamo

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Fri Feb 22 2002 - 08:19:27 PST

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    The decision:
    The case is Coalition of Clergy v. Bush, Civil No. 02-570 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 
    21, 2002). Relevant excerpt:
    >Having reviewed and considered all the arguments and conducted
    >additional research on its own, the Court rules as follows:
    >1. Petitioners do not have standing to assert claims on behalf of the
    >2. Even if petitioners did have standing, this court lacks jurisdiction to
    >entertain those claims.
    >3. No federal court would have jurisdiction over petitioners' claims, so
    >there is no basis to transfer this matter to another federal district
    >4. The petition must be dismissed.
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