Bush v. Dodd: The Race To Not Change Military Tribunal Law
Posted on Tue Dec 05, 2006 at 11:10:00 AM EST
Tags: bush, war tribunals (all tags)
On November 16th, Sen. Dodd introduced legislation to amend Bush's military tribunal law (MCA) which was recently enacted. As Dodd stated, the purpose of his legislation, which will be addressed early in 2007, is to undo Bush's law and seeks to "redesign the court system" and "significantly, accelerate civilian court scrutiny of the system's constitutionality." And, defense lawyers are continuing to challenge the constitutionality of military tribunals, which means at some point the courts could decide that any trials should be held in civilian courts.
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