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What Constitutes a Fair Trial?

Musicman3 Wrote: May 12, 2012 9:03 AM
True he might be protecting his cronies, as you say, however, by deding these individuals their due process is like me shooting your dog (which by the way I hate dogs) because your shot my cat (I am a cat lover). Does that make me right by doing this? You shot my cat, so I get to shoot your dog!! I have to prove you shot my cat and not correst out of you but prove it. There is the differeance these men have been corrhist (sorry for the misspelling). We need to prove that they planned and carried out the plan in order to punish them propertly, or they could walk out free, is what the Judge is saying.

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...