THE WAR ON TERROR'S IMPACT ON HABEAS CORPUS: THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE MILITARY COMMISSIONS ACT OF 2006 by ProQuest

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									THE WAR ON TERROR’S IMPACT ON HABEAS CORPUS:
   THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE MILITARY
           COMMISSIONS ACT OF 2006
                                        James B. Staab*
                                  University of Central Missouri

ABSTRACT
One of the most controversial Bush administration policies since 9/11 has been the executive
order to use military commissions to try enemy combatants, which includes a provision
denying habeas corpus rights to those subject to the order in federal court. The latter
provision has precipitated a wide-ranging debate among the three branches of the U.S.
government over whether the U.S. can deny habeas corpus rights to foreig
								
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