Terrorism-unit 4

Terrorism-unit 4 - me back to my first point how many loop...

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Robert L. Kerin 12-5-2009 Unit 4 1.) I believe that the Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings that was  adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on Dec. 15, 1997 is not a viable  solution, the reason I say this is because as stated there is no International criminal  court that can try these cases of terrorism, so with that being said where would these  “terrorist” stand trial? Would it be in the country that they attempted the terrorist act?  There are too many questions left unanswered with this “law” that has been adopted.  2.) The creation of an international criminal court that could have offered a solution to the  politicization of the crime of terrorism. They are referring to a court system that doesn’t  exist that I am aware of and the research I have found doesn’t support this. Furthermore  they talk about placing the acting terrorist in the hands of this court to be tried. This leads 
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Unformatted text preview: me back to my first point, how many loop wholes can one find to find their out of this? International law, local law, the countries laws (federal in our case). Then what “prison” do they go to? The one “international” prison we have they the U.S. Federal Government wants to close releasing the people being held for war crimes free? 3.) Is this a legitimate use of legal authority in regards to “war crimes” and “enemy combatants” when we are talking about withholding the rights of these said people from legal counsel and being held indefinitely without being actually charged with a crime. If you think about this on a lower level, like state or local government there would be no way that we could do this. I feel this is yet another loop whole or “flaw” that is in the American Justice System....
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