Warwick, RI asked in Constitutional Law for Rhode Island

Q: Constitutional Law versus congressional legislation

How can our rights contained in the Bill Of Rights be destroyed by recent legislation such as the so-called Patriot Act, Military Commissions Act, and the 2011 NDA Act? How is this possible? What validity does this legislation have?

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Robert Jason De Groot

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: It is more of a suspension than a destruction, but it depends upon the facts in individual cases and these matters can be discussed for hours on end, nearly without end. Stay tuned in to current events regarding this big topic.

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