Can Trump send American citizens to Guantanamo Bay?

December 3, 2016

..."We've come a point where federal courts may say AUMF has lapsed. ...The practical circumstances on the ground are too different at this point from the aftermath of September 11th for the AUMF to continue to provide legal authority to detain anyone at Guantanamo. ...It's not 2004 anymore," said Wells Dixon, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, who has also represented several detainees at Guantanamo. ...

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December 6, 2016