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The Implications of Freedom Suits to America

Publié le 1 décembre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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The Implications of Freedom Suits to America

The United States detains thousands of people as suspected terrorists. It claims that the open-ended detention of terror suspects is a national security necessity. The contemporary legal issues of these terror suspects have correlations to America’s past. The treatment of slaves and their attempts to gain freedom through the courts in the antebellum period (1800-1860) […]