Drone Strikes Threaten Habeas Corpus: A Proposed Solution
Northwestern University - School of Law
March 14, 2013
JURIST - Forum, March 2012
Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-05
President Obama asserts that he has the constitutional privilege and right to order the killing of any American citizen and then cover it up. This is a sickening and dangerous attack on habeas corpus. I offer a modest change in procedures that would protect habeas corpus for American citizens.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: drones, habeas corpus, foreign affairs, disappeared persons, Suspension clause
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K39Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 17, 2013
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