The National Law Journal publishes Joseph Becker’s article on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the new Military Commissions Act

In his article for the National Law Journal, Mr. Becker takes on the Military Commissions Act, which purports to prohibit federal judges from issuing writs of habeas corpus to aliens like Salim Hamdan, the captive of the Afghan war held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Among other reasons, Mr. Becker contends that the Military Commissions Act violates Article I of the U.S. Constitution by improperly suspending the writ. The full article is available at >