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Kennedy favors civilian courts in terrorism cases – Washington Post

Aug 20th, 2010 AIII Courts

In an article dated today (8/20/10) and entitled Kennedy favors civilian courts in terrorism cases, the Washington Post reports that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy "said Thursday that most terrorism cases should be tried in civilian courts."  According to the Post, the Justice stated: "Article III courts are quite capable of trying these terrorist cases."  This is, of course, one of the central questions our course will address, starting on Monday.  Perhaps the biggest news is that he reportedly said most, not all.  So, what terrorism cases does the Justice believe should not be tried in Article III courts?  What is the criteria to be used in choosing the court, and who should decide?

The Maui News in the original source of this report, but its article says little more.  You can read it here. Perhaps in time we can find a text for the remarks.

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