NDAA on trial: White House refuses to abide with ban against indefinite detention of AmericansQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Not only is the White House fighting in court for the power to jail Americans indefinitely without trial, but the Obama administration is refusing to tell a federal judge if they've abided by an injunction that prohibits them from such. When President Obama signed the bill on December 31, he granted the government the power to put any American away in jail over even suspected terrorist ties, but federal court Judge Katherine Forrest ruled in May that this particular part of the NDAA, Section 1021, failed to 'pass constitutional muster' and ordered a temporary injunction.|
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