The Constitution, Writ or Wrong

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Author(s) Adam J. White
Source The Weekly Standard
Date October 5, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Throughout this 200-year history--the above-quoted protests notwithstanding--the Supreme Court never held that habeas relief was available to alien military prisoners such as those at Guantanamo Bay. Quite the contrary: In its 1950 Eisentrager case, the Supreme Court held that the Constitution and Section 2241 did not extend habeas relief to alien military personnel held overseas." Quotes-end.png

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