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The Resource A war like no other : the constitution in a time of terror, Owen Fiss ; edited and with a foreword by Trevor Sutton

A war like no other : the constitution in a time of terror, Owen Fiss ; edited and with a foreword by Trevor Sutton

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A war like no other : the constitution in a time of terror
Title
A war like no other
Title remainder
the constitution in a time of terror
Statement of responsibility
Owen Fiss ; edited and with a foreword by Trevor Sutton
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Language
eng
Summary
"Owen Fiss has been a leading legal scholar for over thirty years, yet before 2001 it would have seemed unlikely for him to write about national security and the laws of war; his focus was civil procedure and equal protection, but when the War on Terror began to shroud legal proceedings in secrecy, he realized that the bulwarks of procedure that shield the individual from the awesome power of the state were dissolving, perhaps irreparably, and that it was time for him to speak up. The ten chapters in this volume cover the major legal battlefronts of the War on Terror from Guantánamo to drones, with a focus on the constitutional implications of those new tools. The underlying theme is Fiss's concern for the offense done to the U.S. Constitution by the administrative and legislative branches of government in the name of public safety and the refusal of the judiciary to hold the government accountable. A War Like No Other will be an essential intellectual foundation for all concerned about constitutional rights and the law in a new age. "--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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344.7305/32517
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9430
LC item number
.F57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A war like no other : the constitution in a time of terror, Owen Fiss ; edited and with a foreword by Trevor Sutton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: An unfolding perspective -- In the shadow of war -- The War on Terror and the rule of law -- The perils of minimalism -- Aberrations no more -- Law is everywhere -- Part II: The new normal -- Imprisonment without trial -- Torture and extraordinary rendition -- Criminalizing political activity -- Warrantless wiretapping -- The targeted killing of alleged terrorists
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 330 pages
Isbn
9781620970973
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014050102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
1390900
System control number
(OCoLC)891618881
Label
A war like no other : the constitution in a time of terror, Owen Fiss ; edited and with a foreword by Trevor Sutton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: An unfolding perspective -- In the shadow of war -- The War on Terror and the rule of law -- The perils of minimalism -- Aberrations no more -- Law is everywhere -- Part II: The new normal -- Imprisonment without trial -- Torture and extraordinary rendition -- Criminalizing political activity -- Warrantless wiretapping -- The targeted killing of alleged terrorists
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 330 pages
Isbn
9781620970973
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014050102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
1390900
System control number
(OCoLC)891618881

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