Promises about Legal Issues on GOP Pledge-O-Meter

Enact medical liability reform

Will "enact common-sense medical liability reforms to lower costs, rein in junk lawsuits and curb defensive medicine."

Require bills to include a clause citing its authority in the Constitution

Will "require each bill moving through Congress to include a clause citing the specific constitutional authority upon which the bill is justified."

Keep "combatants" in Guantanamo Bay

Will keep terrorist combatants in Guantanamo Bay, not in local jails or courtrooms.

Demand an overarching detention policy

Will "work to ensure foreign terrorists, such as the 9/11 conspirators, are tried in military, not civilian, court."