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Was this a mistake or is this the first citizen to be indefinitely detained?

From Los Angeles Times

UCSD student's 5-day ordeal in DEA jail sparks outrage, anger

Elected officials are demanding answers after Daniel Chong, a 23-year-old UC San Diego student, was left unattended for five days in a Drug Enforcement Administration detention cell.

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. asking for an "immediate and thorough" Department of Justice investigation into the matter....

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/05/uc-san-diego-s...




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Jose Padillia is bing detained

I don't know about this other, thing as I didn't know the DEA had detention cells

Mistakes can be made,

and it's understandable.

So, to make amends, let's lock up every DEA agent in the United States for 5 days in individual cells, completely unattended.

After 5 days, they can be let out.

Just in the interests of being fair and all, ya know.
Could be a valuable learning experience.

I hope this kid wins his lawsuit

He's asking for $20m

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift