Sunday, March 04, 2007

A Long Time Coming: NY Times Constitutional Must-Do List

Here's the belated Civil Liberties To-Do List by the NY Times. Read the article here.

And here's the short version of the list:

1. Restore Habeus Corpus
2. Stop Illegal Spying
3. Ban Secret Evidence
4. Better Define "Classified" Evidence
5. Respect Right to Counsel
6. Tighten Definition of "Combatant."
7. Screen Prisoners Fairly and Effectively
8. Ban Tainted Evidence
9. Ban torture, really
10. Close the CIA Prisons
11. Account for "Ghost" Prisoners
12. Ban Extraordinary Rendition