Whether called "preventive", "indefinite" or "prolonged," prevention detention schemes are essentially lawless, unconstitutional and un-American. At its root, detention without trial threatens democracy.
Sen. Sessions spent much of his time criticizing a dissent by Judge Sotomayor in the case of Hayden v. Pataki, in which Judge Sotomayor followed the plain words of the federal statute in question, apparently to Sen. Sessions' dismay.