Legal Rights of Terror Suspects

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft talked about the legal history concerning the right of habeus corpus. A federal appeals court had… read more

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft talked about the legal history concerning the right of habeus corpus. A federal appeals court had recently ruled that detainees held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan do not have the right to appear in federal court. This ruling presented a possible challenge to a 2008 Supreme Court ruling that did extend the right of habeas corpus to Guantanamo Bay detainees. After his prepared remarks, Mr. Ashcroft responded to questions from the audience and reporters. close

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

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293838-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 6, 2010

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  • Jun 02, 2010 | 11:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 03, 2010 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 04, 2010 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2010 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 2010 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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