Why the NDAA is unconstitutional

posted by
January 18, 2012
CounterPunch
by Brian Trautman  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"The final version of the bill passed the House on December 14, the Senate the following day (ironically, the 220th birthday of the Bill of Rights). It was signed into law by President Obama on New Year’s Eve. With his signature, for the first time since the Internal Security Act of 1950 and the dark days of the McCarthy era that followed, our government has codified the power of indefinite detention into law." (01/18/12)

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  • Guynoir

    The problem here, of course, is you need to have someone detained to bring a court case. And if people are "disappeared" without counsel, how will we ever know?

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