Saturday, February 9, 2008

Twelve steps to restore checks and balances: a report on presidential powers and the Constitution - SendMeRSS

The Brennan Center for Justice has released a new report by Aziz Huq, entitled "Twelve Steps to Restore Checks and Balances". You can download the report here.

Executive Privilege. Extraordinary Rendition. Torture Memos and other secret legal opinions. Warrantless wiretapping. Indefinite detention. Suspension of habeas corpus. America's system of checks and balances is eroding, upsetting the delicate balance of power set forth in the Constitution. Twelve Steps to Restore Checks and Balances proposes specific reforms designed to keep the nation secure and free, as the Constitution's Framers intended.
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