Monthly Archives: January 2006

Attacking habeas corpus

Republican Senator Lindsey O. Graham of So. Carolina is not up for re-election until 2008, and I cannot find that South Carolina has any provisions for a recall campaign except for its statewide offices. Presumably this is partly why Graham was picked to spearhead the White House attack on habeas corpus. “HABEAS CORPUS. Lat. (You have the body.) The name given to a variety of writs,… Read More

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