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  •  None of this is covered (1+ / 0-)
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    by the public safety exception.

    It is a brief period of time when investigators can ASK questions, and have the answers admissible in court.

    It does not remove any rights. It does not authorise rendition. It does not replace US Laws on torture.

    Even without the rights being read, any person still has those rights and is entitled to remain silent.

    I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
    but I fear we will remain Democrats.

    Who is twigg?

    by twigg on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:28:34 PM PDT

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    •  How brief is brief? (0+ / 0-)

      This doesn't seem to have been defined.  We know it's at least 50 minutes.  But could it be two days?  A week? A year? Ten years?

      “What’s the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we’re willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?” - Sherwood Rowland

      by jrooth on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 06:52:18 AM PDT

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