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What Constitutes a Fair Trial?

Jack21 Wrote: May 12, 2012 12:19 PM
Don't know if this applies, but have you heard of the Rosenberg’s? They were U.S. citizens convicted and executed for giving secret bomb information to the U.S.S.R.

The trial of the alleged masterminds of 9/11, which began last week at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will address some of the most profound issues of our era. Are natural rights truly inalienable, as Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence, or can the government take them away from those it hates or fears? Does the Constitution protect the rights of all persons who come in contact with the government, or does it protect only certain Americans, as the government argues? Can the government deny a person due process by changing the rules retroactively, or...