A Comparative Historical Analysis of War Time Procedural Protections and Presidential Powers: From the Civil War to the War on Terror
40 Pages Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Date Written: October 21, 2009
This article analyzes and compares procedural rules governing military trials from the American Revolution to the War on Terror. It discusses and analyzes Presidential power during war time, particularly in light of recent Supreme Court cases concerning detainees held in Guantanamo Bay.
Keywords: military commissions, presidential powers, Guantanamo bay, detainees, Boumediene, military trials, Hamdan
JEL Classification: k00, k10, k19, k14, k30, k40, k41, k49
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