Resolved: The United States ought to extend to non-citizens accused of terrorism the same constitutional due process protections it grants to citizens.
When evaluating the resolution we see that the value must be JUSTICE as implied.
WE can uphold the value by granting those who are ACCUSED of terrorism the ability to be proven guilty or innocent through due process before detaining them indefinitely.
An excerpt from the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states:
No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
a. ALL DETAINEES IN THE US—CITIZEN OR NOT—ARE PROTECTED BY EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE Liam Barber, Law Student, Villanova Law Review, 2002, 47 Vill. L. Rev. 451, p. 454-5 The potential use of racial profiling to combat terrorism is both a legal and policy based issue. n29 Preliminarily, although manyb Arabs affected by such measures may be non-citizen aliens, it is important to clarify that Aliens legally inside the United States are afforded full Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment protections. In addition, even illegal aliens are protected by the Equal Protection Clause. n31 Only aliens outside U.S. territory, such as "enemy aliens" or those who have not developed societal or residential connections with the United States, do not receive Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendmentbenefits. n32 Assuming, then, that these core constitutional protections apply to Arabs who live and travel inside th United States, theissue focuses on four fronts: (1) the imminence of and support for using racial methods in the United States, (2) the use and impact ofracial profiling outside the United States, (3) the legal standard applied to racial