Ten Questions on National Security
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
June 22, 2010
Journal of the National Security Forum, Forthcoming
SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63
This essay was written in response to an invitation by the editors of the William Mitchell Journal of the National Security Forum to answer one or more of ten questions concerning national security law and policy. This essay provides the author's answer to the question: "Would President Obama have the authority to hold a United States citizen without charge in a military brig for six months if that citizen - who lives in Minnesota - is suspected of links to al Qaeda following a one-month trip to Somalia?"
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: National Security Law, Military Detention, CitizenshipAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 22, 2010 ; Last revised: March 3, 2011
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