Suspension Clause

Definition of "Suspension Clause"
  1. A section located in Article 1, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution declaring that the right to a writ of habeas corpus can only be suspended under conditions of rebellion or invasion when public safety is at risk
How to use "Suspension Clause" in a sentence
  1. The Suspension Clause protects individuals from being imprisoned without a fair trial.
  2. Law students were tasked with discussing the implications of the Suspension Clause in situations of national security threats.
  3. The constitutional lawyer argued that the invocation of the Suspension Clause was unjustified in the context.

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