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Freedom in Time of War

photoA federal appeals court decided a U.S. citizen deemed an enemy combatant can be jailed without access to a lawyer.

It is the latest sign that Bin Laden has succeeded in forcing Americans to grapple with the question of whether civil liberties should take a back seat in the war on terror.

Guests:

Geoffrey Stone, Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He is currently writing a book about free speech in wartime.

Elisa Massimino, Washington director of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

John Hutson, dean of the Franklin Pierce Law Center and former Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Navy

This program aired on January 14, 2003. The audio for this program is not available.

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