Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Habeas Now

  • Aired: 10/14/2012
  • 26:47
  • Rating: NR
The Great Writ of Habeas Corpus. The Constitution says it must be honored except to protect the public safety during rebellion or invasion. But Lincoln suspended it during the Civil War; George W. Bush did the same in the post-9/11 War on Terror. On this edition of Due Process, the status of Habeas Now. Studio Guests: Seton Hall Law Professors Jonathan Hafetz and Mark Denbeaux.
Embed Options
Close ×
Habeas Now
Habeas Now
The Great Writ of Habeas Corpus and the War on Terror post-9/11
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Masterpiece Collection

Own it now! Victoria, Poldark, Downton Abbey on DVD & Blu-ray. Visit ShopPBS.


NJTV Public Media NJ helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now