Citizenship and Personhood in the Jurisprudence of War

Fletcher, George P.
December 2004
Journal of International Criminal Justice;Dec2004, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p953
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the reorientation of citizenship rights and human rights in the U.S. related to the detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It notes that with the adoption of Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, the toleration of discrimination in the states ended wherein the Fourth Amendment decreed that no state shall refuse any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. It mentions the captivity of several men during the fight in Afghanistan in 2001 and 2002.


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