POL 201 Week 5 Final Paper Civil Liberties, Habeas Corpus, and the War on Terror

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The final assignment for this course is a Final Paper. The purpose of the Final Paper is to give you an opportunity to apply much of what you have learned about American national government to an examination of civil liberties in the context of the war on terror. The Final Paper represents 20% of the overall course grade.
Soon after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the Bush administration developed a plan for holding and interrogating captured prisoners. They were
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Bush as well as the views of the four dissenting justices).
6. Your evaluation of various perspectives on this topic expressed by justices of the Supreme Court, leaders in other branches of government, and commentators in both the academic and popular media. Your assessment should consider several perspectives on this topic, including :
a. The role of the President as commander-in-chief.
b. The role of Congress in determining when habeas corpus can be “suspended.”
c. The role of the Supreme Court in protecting civil liberties, including the judicial philosophy which should guide the Court in this role, and
d. Your personal philosophy, values or ideology about the balance between civil liberties and national security in the context of an unending war on terror.
Follow these requirements when writing the Final Paper:
1. The body of the paper (excluding the title page and reference page) must be at least 1,500 words long.
2. The paper must start with a short introductory paragraph which includes a clear thesis statement. The thesis statement must tell readers what the essay will demonstrate.
3. The paper must end with a short paragraph that states a conclusion. The conclusion and thesis must be consistent.
4. The paper must logically develop the thesis in a way that leads to the conclusion, and that development must be supported by facts, fully
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