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?


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."