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  •  It was Heathrow. The UK, under schedule 7, (3+ / 0-)

    has the right to retain an individual for 9 hours. I'm not entirely sure what you mean, but I wouldn't call that a limited jurisdiction.

    •  Correct.... (0+ / 0-)

      but only to determine whether that individual appears to be a terrorist.  

      I'm kind of tired of legal authorites iterpreting clauses like this as massive loophoes that mean they can do whatever the hell they want.  Sure they can say "nudge nudge, wink wink, we were just checking to see whether he appeared to be a terrorist".  But how is that not then corrupt?

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