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    Secretary of Homeland Security Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing to consider the nomination of Judge Michael Chertoff to be Secretary of Homeland Security. Among the…

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    Homeland Security Secretary Nomination

    President Bush announced his nomination of Judge Chertoff to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, listing his accomplishments. The president also thanked outgoing…

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    Legal Responses to the Terrorism Threat

    Judge Chertoff spoke about legal matters in the war on terror. Named to the federal bench last summer, Judge Chertoff ran the Justice Department’s Criminal Division from 2001 to…

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    Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

    Legal scholars talked about civil liberties and the war on terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were detentions of suspected terrorists, providing access to counsel, secrecy by…

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    Terrorist Case Prosecutions

    The panelists talked about the prosecution of terrorists. Among the issues discussed were whether terrorists should be tried before military tribunals or civilian courts, the proper…

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