updated Thu. February 22, 2024
February 19, 2018
So is former President Barack Obama, who has spoken of the “Anglo-American heritage” of habeas corpus among other things. And why shouldn't he? In addition to the heritage of the law he studied and lectured in, he is on his mother's side Anglo-American, as his eighth great-grandfather, JonathanÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
... Anglo-American legal system for over 700 years”; habeas corpus is “the foundation of Anglo-American law”; habeas and the rule of law are “basic principles of (the) Anglo-American legal system.” And which alt-right white-supremacist made those hate-filled remarks? Oh hey, look — it was Barack Obama,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
Washington was an outrage factory long before President Donald Trump arrived, and it's become exponentially more so now that he's here. But constantly being on an outrage footing can undermine your cause. That's what happened Monday with critics of a speech Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave inÃâÃÂ ...
The Daily Telegram
February 14, 2018
The controversy over Jeff Sessions' use of the term “Anglo-American” shows how erasing any benefit of the doubt and having your outrage on a hair-trigger can backfire. Washington was an outrage factory long before President Donald Trump arrived, and it's become exponentially more so now that he'sÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
Schatz should meet former President Barack Obama who, while still in the Senate, appealed to the heritage of “the Anglo-American legal system” during a floor speech in defense of the principle of habeas corpus. And Schatz should meet the editors of the New York Times, who use the adjective to describeÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. ... press the issue of closure, Mr. Obama's administration instead encouraged detainees to file writs of habeas corpus in order to earn a release, a tactic that was successful about 40 percent of the time.
December 31, 1999
All of the imperial powers amassed by Barack Obama and George W. Bush—to kill American citizens without due process, to detain suspects indefinitely, ... First, we sounded the alarm over George W. Bush's attempts to gut the Constitution, suspend habeas corpus, carry out warrantless surveillance onÃâÃÂ ...
Christian Science Monitor
December 31, 1999
A lot of his job entailed fending off constitutional habeas corpus challenges from immigrants detained by ICE, says Samson, who now runs a national .... than presidential discretion – which the Trump administration argues was already abused in former President Barack Obama's creation of the program.