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S.551 Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 10, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

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    • Over my cold dead body, will I give up my sovereignty and my ... - December 03, 2011 by thearizonasentinel - I know McCain sponsored S. 551: Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-551 but that is still in committee. In March 2010 McCain and Lieberman introduced ...

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      As noted by thearizonasentinel on December 03, 2011, "I know McCain sponsored S. 551: Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-551 but that is still in committee. In March 2010 McCain and Lieberman introduced ..." (http://thearizonasentinel.com/2011/12/02/over-my-cold-dead-body-will-i-give-up-my-sovereignty-and-my-freedoms/)
    • 1951: Civil Rights | As they saw it - August 17, 2011 by admin - Of five F.E.P.C. bills introduced in Congress, one was an omnibus bill (S. 551) sponsored by 12 Republican senators; all the others were sponsored by representatives from New York, of whom three were Democrats. ...

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      As noted by admin on August 17, 2011, "Of five F.E.P.C. bills introduced in Congress, one was an omnibus bill (S. 551) sponsored by 12 Republican senators; all the others were sponsored by representatives from New York, of whom three were Democrats. ..." (http://astheysawit.com/4175-1951-civil-rights.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=1951-civil-rights)
    • United for Peace and Justice » Blog Archive » Keep up the Pressure ... - May 12, 2011 by Cole Harrison - UFPJ opposes the McKeon-McCain “Detainee Security”/”Detainee Procedures” Acts (HR.968, S.551) now being considered as amendments to the 2012 Defense Authorization bill. “The provision states that Congress 'affirms' that ...

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      As noted by Cole Harrison on May 12, 2011, "UFPJ opposes the McKeon-McCain “Detainee Security”/”Detainee Procedures” Acts (HR.968, S.551) now being considered as amendments to the 2012 Defense Authorization bill. “The provision states that Congress 'affirms' that ..." (http://unitedforpeace.org/2011/05/11/rethinking-the-afghanistan-war/)

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    • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JUAN DIAZ GARCIA - July 23, 2012 by Findlaw.com - Pennsylvania v. Finley, 481 U.S. 551, 555 (1987).   This continues to be the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Amendment, although the Court recently raised without deciding a possible narrow exception to the rule.   See Martinez v. Ryan ...

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      As noted by Findlaw.com on July 23, 2012, "Pennsylvania v. Finley, 481 U.S. 551, 555 (1987).   This continues to be the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Amendment, although the Court recently raised without deciding a possible narrow exception to the rule.   See Martinez v. Ryan ..." (http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-5th-circuit/1607042.html)
    • BUNCH v. SMITH - July 05, 2012 by Findlaw.com - Id. at 2026 (quoting Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551, 569, 125 S.Ct. 1183, 161 L.Ed.2d 1 (2005)). The Court further recognized that life without parole sentences are disproportionately harsher for juveniles than for adults, reasoning that “a juvenile ...

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      As noted by Findlaw.com on July 05, 2012, "Id. at 2026 (quoting Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551, 569, 125 S.Ct. 1183, 161 L.Ed.2d 1 (2005)). The Court further recognized that life without parole sentences are disproportionately harsher for juveniles than for adults, reasoning that “a juvenile ..." (http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-6th-circuit/1605492.html)
    • Heartbreak for Sangakkara as Test heads for draw - July 04, 2012 by Deccan Herald - The hosts, who began the day needing 74 more runs to make Pakistan bat again, were all out for 391 in the post-lunch session in reply to Pakistan's 551-6 declared. Pakistan, leading by 160 runs on the first innings, were 99-2 in their second innings at tea

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      As noted by Deccan Herald on July 04, 2012, "The hosts, who began the day needing 74 more runs to make Pakistan bat again, were all out for 391 in the post-lunch session in reply to Pakistan's 551-6 declared. Pakistan, leading by 160 runs on the first innings, were 99-2 in their second innings at tea" (http://www.deccanherald.com/content/261794/heartbreak-sangakkara-test-heads-draw.html)
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