Is the Military Commissions Act Constitutional?

San Francisco Lawyers Chapter

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Congress passed the Act to overrule Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and to divest federal courts of jurisdiction over detainees at Guantanamo Bay. These scholars will debate whether the Act is constitutional. This debate was published by The National Security Law Report, a publication of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security, in late 2007.

Debate between:

  • Prof. Jesse Choper, Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Prof. John Yoo, Boalt Hall School of Law