Re: Did Picard make the right decision with the Son'a/Baku
^I didn't realize you were an expert on Federation law.
Unless we assume Dougherty was lying, and we frankly don't have reason to, The Council approved his actions, at least in the broad sense. Presumably if that occurred then what transpired was legal on some level.
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