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- Main Title Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues
Author: Garcia, Michael JohnCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Legislative Attorney
Author: Elsea, Jennifer K.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Legislative Attorney
Author: Mason, Chuck R.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Legislative Attorney
Author: Liu, Edward, C.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Legislative Attorney
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2011-03-28
- Content Description: This report provides an overview of major legal issues that are likely to arise as a result of executive and legislative action to close the Guantanamo detention facility. It discusses legal issues related to the transfer or release of Guantanamo detainees, the continued detention of such persons in the United States, and the possible removal of persons brought to the United States. It considers selected constitutional issues that may arise in the criminal prosecution of detainees. Issues discussed include detainees’ right to a speedy trial, the prohibition against prosecution under ex post facto laws, and limitations upon the admissibility of hearsay and secret evidence in criminal cases.
- Physical Description: 58 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Criminal justice
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Prisoners
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Prisoners of war
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Terrorists
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Detention of persons
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Civil liberties
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- Place Name: Cuba - Guantánamo Province
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: R40139
- Accession or Local Control No: R40139_2011Mar28
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc99006