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Question 1: However, other ________ were issued with the same effect as early as the reign of Henry II in the 12th century.

Question 2: Suspension of the writ in Canadian history occurred famously during the ________, during which the War Measures Act was invoked by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau at the request of the Quebec government.
1976 Summer OlympicsDawson College shootingMontreal Urban CommunityOctober Crisis

Question 3: In ________, 548 U.S.
Unlawful combatantCombatant Status Review TribunalGuantanamo Bay detention campHamdan v. Rumsfeld

Question 4: The mother did not present the child to the court and was imprisoned for ________.
Contempt of courtJustice of the peaceCrimeBail

Question 5: They existed in case law before they were enshrined in the Constitution Act 1982, via Section Ten of the ________:[5]
Peace, order and good governmentCanadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsConstitution of CanadaCanadian federalism

Question 6: The Act was also used to justify German, Slavic, and Ukrainian Canadian internment during the ________, and Japanese Canadian internment during the Second World War.
Armenian GenocideWorld War ICaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)

Question 7: Since the passage of the Human Rights Act 1998, the courts have been able to declare an Act of Parliament to be incompatible with the ________.
European Convention on Human RightsInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsInternational human rights lawInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Question 8: If the detention is held to be unlawful, the prisoner can usually then be released or ________ by order of the court without having to be produced before it.
BailGrand juryArrestArrest warrant

Question 9: Any issue not raised in the original trial may not be considered on appeal and will be considered ________.
United KingdomDeedEstoppelAdministrative law

Question 10: On June 11, 2007, a federal appeals court ruled that ________, a legal resident of the United States, could not be detained indefinitely without charge.
Guantanamo Bay detention campUnlawful combatantJosé Padilla (prisoner)Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri


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