The analysis of 107 cases after 9/11 adds fuel to the debate over whether military tribunals are needed.
In two rulings Tuesday, the justices took an expansive view of civil rights law.
Murat Kurnaz, who testified in a landmark hearing Tuesday, says he spent days chained to the ceiling of an airplane hanger. He was determined innocent in 2002, but held until 2006.
The Supreme Court allows a 2003 law dealing with 'virtual' child porn that some thought was too broad.
Unresolved: Can spouses of victims of China's population control claim harm if they weren't officially married?
The suit argues that by doing business with South Africa, the companies abetted the racist former regime.