Holding Pattern

Rosen, Jeffrey
December 2001
New Republic;12/10/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 24, p16
Argues that U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's policies to detain non-citizens suspected of terrorism must be stopped. Criticism of the Ashcroft detentions; Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case which gave Congress and the president leeway in detaining aliens indefinitely in special circumstances; Regulation passed after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. that authorized the attorney general to detain suspected terrorists.


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