OK, not quite. A baby step, really. But a start. From the San Francisco Chronicle:
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft can be sued for damages for ordering Muslims jailed as material witnesses in criminal cases, allegedly as a pretext to investigate their possible links to terrorism, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Friday. ... The government lacks "the power to arrest and detain or restrict American citizens for months on end ... merely because the government wishes to investigate them for possible wrongdoing," Judge Milan Smith, an appointee of former President George W. Bush, said in the majority opinion.
The march toward Nuremberg proceeds slowly, but I'll plan on covering that march's significant waypoints under this title as we reach them. I'll file the final installment the day they drag the ringleader himself off to a cell at ADX Florence or a gurney at USP Terre Haute.