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Proposed legislation--Military Commissions Act of 2006

United States. President (2001-2009 : Bush)

Proposed legislation--Military Commissions Act of 2006

message from the President of the United States, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the "Military Commissions Act of 2006".

by United States. President (2001-2009 : Bush)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military courts -- United States.,
  • Trials (Terrorism) -- United States.,
  • Terrorists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMilitary Commissions Act of 2006.
    SeriesHouse document / 109th Congress, 2d session -- 109-133., House document (United States. Congress. House) -- 109-133.
    ContributionsBush, George W. 1946-, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services., United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary., United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16141141M


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Mr. Bush's authorization of the Military Commissions Act of will trigger a barrage of challenges asking judges to strike down the law as illegal, unconstitutional, or both.Supplemental Authorization Act for Military Construction on Guam Supplemental Authorization Act for Military Construction on Guam Act Details.

Supplemental Authorization Act for Military Construction on Guam was, as a bill, a proposal (now, a piece of legislation) introduced on in the House of Commons and Senate respectively of the 94 United States Congress by Richard Howard Ichord.Military Commissions Act of Overview and Legal Issues [April 6, ] [open pdf - KB] "On NovemPresident Bush issued a Military Order (M.O.) pertaining to the detention, treatment, and trial of certain non-citizens in the war against terrorism.