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Originally posted by tyson
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Reply to post by Vitchilo
Then we should cease to pay and get this war going while the gov is spread all over the world and owned by China. Dont give them time to regroup.
Given the government's chronic misconduct (aka crimes and warcrimes), I have a hard time believing we are not in civil war yet. It appears that very few people are really awake.
The Act changes pre-existing law to forbid explicitly the invocation of the Geneva Conventions when executing the writ of habeas corpus or in other civil actions [Act sec. 5.]. This provision applies to all cases pending at the time the Act is enacted, as well as to all such future cases
The Military Commissions Act of 2009 amended some of the provisions of the 2006 Act to improve protections for defendants. The American Civil Liberties Union summarized the positive aspects as being "restricting coerced and hearsay evidence and providing greater defense counsel resources," though overall it argued that the law as amended still fell "short of providing the due process required by the Constitution."
(ii) a person who, before, on, or after the date of the enactment of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, has been determined to be an unlawful enemy combatant by a Combatant Status Review Tribunal or another competent tribunal established under the authority of the President or the Secretary of Defense."
o court, justice, or judge shall have jurisdiction to hear or consider any other action against the United States or its agents relating to any aspect of the detention, transfer, treatment, trial, or conditions of confinement of an alien who is or was detained by the United States and has been determined by the United States to have been properly detained as an enemy combatant or is awaiting such determination.