Federal court in Manhattan hears challenge to indefinite detention in NDAA
- Year: 2013
- Length: 4:32 minutes (4.15 MB)
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The federal court of appeals heard arguments this week about the constitutionality of the National Defense Authorization Act. Lawyers for plaintiffs in the case Hedges v. Obama argued against the U.S. government defense of a section of the 2012 NDAA that critics say would allow the indefinite military detention without charges of U.S. citizens. FSRN’s Linda Perry Barr reports.