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FC: 2012 | English Petition Rights By Tenishia Curdt
2: Historical Info | Established in 1628 by Sir Edward coke to make certain things illegal for the king to do to the colonist. | He focused on four main things that was illegal for the king to do. -taxation without consent of parliament -arbitrary imprisonment by the king -quarting of soldiers in individual residences -punishments levied under martial law | Parliment hoped to make complaint of a judicial record. Theme of this petition was later used by colonist with England. "no taxation without representation"
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4: Boumediene vs. Bush 2008 | This court case was many that petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to define the rights of enemy combatants. | In 2002 Lakhdar Boumediene and % others were arrested by Bosnian authorities on U.S suspicions of terriost activities. They were transferred to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. | Filed a writ of Habeas Corpus, which got dismissed by U.S court of appeals on the grounds that military commissions asct 2006 removed jurisdictionof federal court .
5: George W. Bush | Lakhdar Boumediene | VS
6: Boumediene vs. Bush 2008 Cont. | Military Commissions Act proved by congress after surpreme Court premitted detainees to petition their impriosnment and rejected the military tribunal system because it didnt gain congressional approval in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld case in 2006 | June 12, 2008 Surpreme Court ruled enemys are entitled to Habeas writ. | Court stated that the MCA violated the constitution and geneva concention because it restricted enemy combatants to the alternative legal court system created by the detainees petition their right to due process
7: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein
8: Relevance today | The Petiton of Rights is still used today | You cant legally put someone in jail without a fair trial. | The petition of Rights was intended to bring peace, justices,and fairnes to England | Revolutionary War broke us away from the english rule and now we are a democracy