S.Res.403 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab should be tried by a military tribunal rather than by a civilian court.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: S.Res.403 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in Senate (02/01/2010)
Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) foreign terrorists should not be afforded the same rights as U.S. citizens under the Constitution; (2) foreign terrorist enemy combatants should be tried in military tribunals; (3) to the extent that foreign terrorists are prosecuted in civilian courts, they should be thoroughly interrogated for information necessary to protect the United States before they are provided with a lawyer and informed of their right to remain silent; and (4) the Attorney General should consult with specified intelligence officials, congressional leaders, or the President before unilaterally deciding to terminate the interrogation of a key intelligence source and provide a terrorist enemy with the rights of U.S. citizens under the Constitution.
Expresses the sense of the Senate with respect to the interrogation and prosecution of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.