The Legal Dilemma of Guantánamo Detainees from Bush to Obama

16 Pages Posted: 15 Nov 2012

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

Professor Linda A. Malone explores the legal dilemma of Guantánamo detainees in this article written for the Criminal Law Forum. The Executive’s detention powers interplayed with the Judiciary’s habeas powers decided the setting for the commission proceedings off the Guantánamo detainees. This article examines the ways that Congress and the US courts have shaped the law regarding Guantánamo detainees. And, examines the Presidential policies set by Bush and Obama.

Keywords: Guantánamo, criminal law

Suggested Citation

Malone, Linda A., The Legal Dilemma of Guantánamo Detainees from Bush to Obama (2012). Criminal Law Forum, Vol. 23, p. 347, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2168273

Linda A. Malone (Contact Author)

William & Mary Law School ( email )

South Henry Street
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
United States

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