TITLE

Under Charge

AUTHOR(S)
Gerstein, Josh
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;4/22/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 15, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the move of the U.S. Department of Justice to apply the material-witness statute in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the country. Information on the material-witness statute of the country; implications of the statute on civil liberties; Comments from lawyers about the application of the statute by the Department of Justice; Information on individuals who have been arrested and held indefinitely by the federal government based on the statute.
ACCESSION #
6510658

 

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