THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Globe Editorial

All tapped out on civil liberties?

August 7, 2007

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

IN THE past year, President Bush has twice persuaded Congress to grant him new powers to deal with suspected terrorists by demanding action in the last hours before lawmakers leave town. In October, Bush used this technique to win approval for a new law that stripped Guantánamo detainees of their right to challenge their imprisonment in court. The administration took ... (Full article: 465 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass