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Indefinite Detention Bill

Michael McAuliff

House Vote Preserves Indefinite Detention Of Citizens

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted again Thursday to allow the indefinite military detention of Americans, blocking an amendment th...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Make Bid To End Indefinite Detention In NDAA

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators made a bid Wednesday to end the indefinite military detention of Americans in the United States. Decla...

Michael McAuliff

Ending Indefinite Detention Irreparably Harms U.S., Obama Administration Argues

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawyers for the Obama administration are arguing that the United States will be irreparably harmed if it has to abide by a judge's rulin...

Michael McAuliff

Civil Liberties Groups Ask Obama Administration To Let Indefinite Detention Ruling Stand

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil liberties groups are asking the Obama administration to stand down and give up defending America's law allowing the indefinite det...

Nick Wing

7 Ways To Get Yourself Detained Indefinitely

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

Debate continued to rage this week over a short, loosely worded segment of the new 565-page 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that critics, lawm...

Michael McAuliff

Senators: Unconstitutional Detention Law Is Fine

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat responsible for America's indefinite detention law sees no reason to change the measure after it was ruled unconstituti...

Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers Try To End Indefinite Detention In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to end the law that lets the military indefinitely detain people arrested in America on terror...

Indefinite Detention Sparks GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Monday night's Republican primary debate in Utah's U.S. Senate race sparked an interesting disagreement over the National Defense Authorization Act, a...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Move To Repeal Indefinite Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pair of lawmakers on Thursday offered a bill that would repeal laws that allow the indefinite detention of Americans and others by the...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Waives Rule Allowing Indefinite Military Detention Of Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House released rules Tuesday evening waiving the most controversial piece of the new military detention law, and exempting U.S...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Indefinite Detention Law Could Refill Gitmo

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama failed two years ago to close the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison, and with Wednesday marking the 10th anniversary...

Group Launches Recall Effort Over Indefinite Detention Votes

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

A group of Montanans has launched an effort to recall the state's U.S. congressional delegation over recent votes on a controversial defense bill that...

Michael McAuliff

Indefinite Military Detention Measure Passes On Bill Of Rights Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that authorizes indefinite detentions of American terrorism suspects, coincidentally acting on...

Michael McAuliff

Defense Bill Gives President Power To Lock Up Americans Indefinitely

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress would give the president ultimate authority to detain American citizens indefinitely in military custody under the final versio...

House, Senate Negotiators Agree On $662 Billion Defense Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators late Monday agreed to a sweeping $662 billion defense bill that requires military custody for terroris...

Michael McAuliff

Ex-Admiral: Indefinite Detention Is A Win For Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A measure that Congress will likely pass this week allowing indefinite detentions of Americans by the U.S. military will mark a signific...

Michael McAuliff

White House Threatens Veto Of Indefinite Detention Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Accusing the Senate of "political micromanagement" of national security, the White House Friday stood by its threat to veto a defense bi...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Kills Effort To Ban Military Detentions Of Americans At Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators compromised Thursday on a bill that attempts to spell out the military's right to detain Americans indefinitely, killing a bid ...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Blocks Another Bid To Spare Citizens Military Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday blocked a second attempt to spare U.S. citizens from potential indefinite military detentions and was set to vote...