The Resource Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents, Jennifer K. Elsea

Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents, Jennifer K. Elsea

Label
Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents
Title
Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer K. Elsea
Title variation
  • Detention of US persons as enemy belligerents
  • Detention of United States persons as enemy belligerents
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The detainee provisions passed as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2012, P.L. 112-81, affirm that the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), P.L. 107-40, in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, authorizes the detention of persons captured in connection with hostilities. The Act provides for the first time a statutory definition of covered persons whose detention is authorized pursuant to the AUMF. During debate of the provision, significant attention focused on the applicability of this detention authority to U.S. citizens and other persons within the United States. The Senate adopted an amendment to clarify that the provision was not intended to affect any existing law or authorities relating to the detention of U.S. citizens or lawful resident aliens, or any other persons captured or arrested in the United States. This report analyzes the existing law and authority to detain U.S. persons, including American citizens and resident aliens, as well as other persons within the United States who are suspected of being members, agents, or associates of Al Qaeda or possibly other terrorist organizations as "enemy combatants."
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AWC
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Elsea, Jennifer
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Library of Congress
Series statement
CRS report for Congress
Series volume
R42337
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detention of persons
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Terrorism
  • National security
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Detention of persons
  • National security
  • Terrorism
  • United States
Label
Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents, Jennifer K. Elsea
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF title page (viewed on February 7, 2012)
  • "February 1, 2012."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- Status and detention of persons in war -- U.S. practice : detention of enemies on U.S. territory -- Recent "enemy combatant" cases continued -- The role of Congress -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (49 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775441534
  • (OCoLC)ocn775441534
Label
Detention of U.S. persons as enemy belligerents, Jennifer K. Elsea
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF title page (viewed on February 7, 2012)
  • "February 1, 2012."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- Status and detention of persons in war -- U.S. practice : detention of enemies on U.S. territory -- Recent "enemy combatant" cases continued -- The role of Congress -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (49 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775441534
  • (OCoLC)ocn775441534

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