A war-time precedent

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Author(s) The Washington Times editorial board
Source The Washington Times
Date June 30, 2006
URL http://www3.washingtontimes.com/op-ed/20060629-090418-3461r.htm
Quotes-start.png "In stark contrast to Ex parte Quirin -- the 1942 decision that upheld the constitutionality of a military tribunal established to try, and ultimately convict, German saboteurs -- the Supreme Court yesterday issued an appalling 5-3 decision that encroaches on the authority of a president during a time of war." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Supreme Court was correct in its ruling on the topic Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.