Junking Checks and Balances?

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Author(s) Aziz Huq
Source The Huffington Post
Date September 28, 2006
URL http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aziz-huq/junking-checks-and-balanc_b_30518.html
Quotes-start.png "Under the MCA, there is no accountability for torture. The MCA cuts off courts' power to hear claims of torture by aliens held as "unlawful enemy combatants." And it vests the President with power to interpret the relevant laws of war. So if he says that "cold cell" and sexual abuse are not "cruel and inhumane," that's the end of the matter." Quotes-end.png

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