Meet the New Boss -- Same as the Old Boss
The move has disappointed human rights lawyers who had hoped the Obama administration would take a different line to that of George W Bush.
In a two-sentence filing, justice department lawyers said the new administration had decided not to change the government's position.
"Having considered the matter, the government adheres to its previously articulated position," said acting assistant Attorney General Michael Hertz in papers filed at the court.
The US justice department argues that Bagram differs from Guantanamo Bay because it is in an overseas war zone and prisoners there are being held as part of ongoing military action.
h/t Hot Air