Drone Strikes Threaten Habeas Corpus: A Proposed Solution
JURIST - Forum, March 2012
4 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2013
Date Written: March 14, 2013
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.
Keywords: drones, habeas corpus, foreign affairs, disappeared persons, Suspension clause
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K39
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