Wednesday, September 19, 2007
The legislation which was adopted earlier this year on war crimes struck out habeas corpus jurisdiction of the Federal courts, sought to limit jurisdiction of the Federal courts on habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees and others detained on charges of being enemy combatants or war criminals.
Article 1, Section 9, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution States:
``The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.''
Learn More At: http://www.fas.org/irp/congress/2006_cr/s4081.html
Take A Stand At: http://www.restore-habeas.org/