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Writ of Habeas Corpus in Wartime
Can Congress Suspend the Guarantee of Liberty? Last Aired: 4/24/2006

In late March, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, in which Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national detained at Guantanamo Bay, has challenged the fairness and legitimacy of the military commissions set up by President Bush after 9/11. On this edition of Justice Talking, we’ll look at the larger questions raised by this case including the ability of Congress to suspend the writ of
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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