Saturday, March 16, 2013

Due Process Is Not The Process You Do

Originally Published March 05, 2012; Last Updated February 17, 2013; Last Updated February 17, 2013:

Due process is not the process you do—nor is a unilateral proclamation of perpetual conflict justification for fashioning and utilizing whatever "tools" are declared or deemed appropriate in pursuit of a perceived enemy.

UPDATED 08/26/2012 The Magna Carta (The Great Charter)
"39. No freemen shall be taken or imprisoned or disseised or exiled or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him nor send upon him, except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land."
Also, Wikipedia, Magna Carta and  UK, Mana Carta Imprisonment, &c. contrary to Law. Administration of Justice 1297

DOJ, Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at Northwestern University School of Law


UPDATED 02/17/2013 FAS, Army Field Manual, Airspace Control FM-3-52 (pdf)


UPDATED 03/16/2013 Guardian, US drone strikes in Pakistan 'carried out without government's consent'
UPDATED 02/17/2013 ProPublica, Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on Terror
UPDATED 02/05/2013 NYT, Memo Cites Legal Basis for Killing U.S. Citizens in Al Qaeda

If the leaked unclassified summary white paper accurately represents the classified original from our "Office of Legal Counsel Torture and Killing"  it makes John Yoo's torture until the torturee's organs fail standard seem positively progressive!

UPDATED 09/21/2012 Reuters, Appeals court skeptical of Obama secrecy around drone killings
UPDATED 08/02/2012 NewYorker, Kill or Capture
UPDATED 06/20/2012 ProPublica, Obama Administration’s Drone Death Figures Don’t Add Up
UPDATED 06/19/2012 SPI, Drones at Home Raise Fear of Surveillance Society

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