Sunday, November 20, 2011

Bill of Attainder

Why are the laws that restrict the releasing of the Guantanamo prisoners who are cleared for release not unconstitutional as bills of attainder?

2 comments:

Benjamin Ady said...

the meaning of "unconstitutional" has gotten very murky.

Martin said...

What's the murk?
Article 1, section 9: "No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed."