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John Ashcroft

Attorney General John Ashcroft holds a press conference.
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President Bush's remarks to U.S. Attorneys Conference, Nov. 29, 2001

Text of President Bush's Nov. 13, 2001, executive order establishing military tribunals for non-citizens suspected of terrorism

U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's prepared testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dec. 6, 2001.

U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's prepared testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, Sept. 24, 2001

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Human Rights Watch fact sheet on past U.S. criticism of military tribunals in other countries

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Robert Bork's National Review article on President Bush's decision to use military tribunals


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