America and the Courts

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America and the Courts featured:

White House counsel Gonzales' speech about the Bush administration’s designation of ‘enemy combatants’ in the war on terrorism. Mr. Gonzales made his remarks to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security on February 24, 2004, the same day that Pentagon officials brought charges for the first time against two detainees held at Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. The Guantanamo prisoners were accused of conspiracy to commit terrorism and war crimes. No date was set for their trial by military tribunal.

President Bush’s February 24, 2004 announcement of his support for a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. He said the amendment should not rule out laws in various states for same-sex civil unions close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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America and the Courts

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Video Magazine
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 28, 2004

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  • Feb 28, 2004 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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