The Daily Beast blog featured an editorial by Professor Gerald Shargel, who criticized various U.S. senators’ reactions to the handling of Faisal Shahzad’s arrest. Shahzad, who claims responsibility for the failed Times Square car bomb plot on May 1, was given Miranda warnings by federal agents once there was no longer a threat to public safety. Since then, a few politicians have suggested extreme alternative methods for potential future terrorist plots—from trying suspects in military tribunals to stripping the citizenship of those tied to foreign terrorist groups. In his article, Professor Shargel spoke out against these proposals, citing their unconstitutionality.
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