Difference between revisions of "American Liberty at the Precipice"

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Author(s) The New York Times editorial board
Source The New York Times
Date February 22, 2007
URL http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/22/opinion/22thu1.html
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Quotes-start.png "The right of prisoners to challenge their confinement — habeas corpus — is enshrined in the Constitution and is central to American liberty. Congress and the Supreme Court should act quickly and forcefully to undo the grievous damage that last fall’s law — and this week’s ruling — have done to this basic freedom." Quotes-end.png


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