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Habeas Corpus: The Guantanamo Cases

Posted By llad On July 27, 2017 @ 9:03 pm In | Comments Disabled

From Annenberg Classroom

“One of our oldest human rights, habeas corpus safeguards individual freedom by preventing unlawful or arbitrary imprisonment. This documentary examines habeas corpus and the separation of powers in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks as the Supreme Court tried to strike a balance between the president’s duty to protect the nation and the constitutional protection of civil liberties in four major Guantanamo Bay cases: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, Rasul v. Bush, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and Boumediene v. Bush.”

Watch the video (25 min.): http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/habeas-corpus-the-guantanamo-cases [1]

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