Judge, jury, and torturer

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Author(s) James Carroll
Source The Boston Globe
Date September 18, 2006
URL http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/09/18/judge_jury_and_torturer/
Quotes-start.png "But the White House argument is straightforward: terrorists are such a mortal threat that established due process must be suspended. In particular, the classified secrets of anti terrorist operations must be so closely held that the most basic pillar of jurisprudence -- the accused's right to know and respond to evidence -- must be discarded. The legislation was drafted by Franz Kafka." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Military Commissions Act of 2006.