Proposed legislation--Military Commissions Act of 2006
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Proposed legislation--Military Commissions Act of 2006 message from the President of the United States, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the "Military Commissions Act of 2006". by United States. President (2001-2009 : Bush)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military courts -- United States.,
  • Trials (Terrorism) -- United States.,
  • Terrorists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Other titlesMilitary Commissions Act of 2006.
SeriesHouse document / 109th Congress, 2d session -- 109-133., House document (United States. Congress. House) -- 109-133.
ContributionsBush, George W. 1946-, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services., United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary., United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18273227M

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