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Senate Passes Military Tribunal Legislation, Rejects Habeas Corpus Amendment

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 06092864 (posted Sep. 28, 2006)"

On 9/28/06, the Senate voted 65-34 to pass military tribunal legislation (S. 3930) that would strip the habeas corpus rights of certain non-citizens. Sen. Arlen Specter offered an amendment that would have reinstated these rights, but the Senate rejected his amendment by a vote of 48-51. /p>

 
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