The high court's Hamdan power grab

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Author(s) John Yoo
Source Los Angeles Times
Date July 7, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Wartime decisions, which often must be made under pressure of time and unique circumstances, do not always fit the general rules passed beforehand by legislatures. War is dangerous and unpredictable and best handled by a president who can act with "decision, activity, secrecy and dispatch," in the words of the Federalist Papers." 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.