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S Amdt 5087 - Habeas Review Amendment - Key Vote

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (48-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Habeas Review Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that strikes language in the bill that prevents any court, justice, or judge from hearing or considering a writ of habeas corpus and certain other actions against the U.S. by an individual detained by the U.S. military.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Habeas Review Amendment

Sponsors

  • Arlen Specter (PA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Dayton (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher J. 'Chris' Dodd (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barack Hussein Obama II (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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