The American Bar Association Standing Committee.detention The act of keeping back, restraining, or withholding, either accidentally or by design, a person or thing.
Detention occurs whenever a police officer accosts an individual and restrains his or her freedom to walk away, or approaches and questions an individual, or stops an and subsequent trial of detainees involved in counterterrorism coun·ter·ter·ror
Intended to prevent or counteract terrorism: counterterror measures; counterterror weapons.
Action or strategy intended to counteract or suppress terrorism. operations. The report discusses issues concerning classified and sensitive evidence, challenges arising from the application of constitutional procedural and federal evidentiary ev·i·den·tia·ry
1. Of evidence; evidential.
2. For the presentation or determination of evidence: an evidentiary hearing.
Adj. 1. rules to terrorism trials, and problems of trial management and security. It is the second report of the Standing Committee's "Due Process and Terrorism" series. The third report titled "Exploring Counterterrorism Detention Alternatives" will be released in August.