The rump mandatory detention provision remains a bit of a wild card that could have mischievous effects in practice. Though it
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Rights Activists “Appalled” as Senate Passes Prison Without Trial Bill
via Rights Activists “Appalled” as Senate Passes Prison Without Trial Bill.
WASHINGTON – The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that authorizes indefinite detentions of American terrorism suspects, coincidentally acting on the controversial measure on the 220th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.
The bill, the National Defense Authorization Act, passed 86 to 13 and is expected to be signed quickly by President Obama, who withdrew a veto threat against the bill Wednesday. Six Democrats, six Republicans and one independent opposed the bill.
Indefinite Military Detention Measure Passes On Bill Of Rights Day.