posted Oct 20, 2001

FindLaw's Writ - Levinson: What Is The Constitution's Role In Wartime?
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'The United States Constitution contains no "emergency power" or general "suspension" clause of the kind found in the Weimar Constitution or the current Indian Constitution. It is difficult to read our constitutional history, however, without believing that the Constitution is often reduced at best to a whisper during times of war.'



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