Democrats Against Military Tribunals?

Dennis Putnam dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM
Sat Dec 1 07:43:48 MST 2001


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At 09:35 PM 11/30/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> From Black's Law  Dictionary 6th Edition:
>
>People: A state; as the people of the state of NY. A nation in its
>collective and political capacity. The aggregate or mass of the individuals
>who constitute the state. In a more restricted sense, and as generally used
>in constitutional law, the entire body of those citizens of a state or
>nation who are invested with political power for political purposes

Thank you. "The people" and citizens are constitutionally synonymous.
However, the SCOTUS has afforded many constitutional protections to legal
residents and a few to illegal immigrants.

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