A War Like No Other: The Constitution in a Time of Terror

A War Like No Other: The Constitution in a Time of Terror


Owen Fiss has been a number one criminal pupil for over thirty years, but prior to 2001 it can have appeared not going for him to put in writing approximately nationwide safeguard and the legislation of warfare; his concentration was once civil technique and equivalent security, but if the conflict on Terror started to shroud criminal court cases in secrecy, he learned that the bulwarks of strategy that defend the person from the striking strength of the nation have been dissolving, probably irreparably, and that it was once time for him to talk up.

The ten chapters during this quantity disguise the main felony battlefronts of the battle on Terror from Guantánamo to drones, with a spotlight at the constitutional implications of these new instruments. The underlying subject is Fiss's crisis for the offense performed to the U.S. structure by means of the executive and legislative branches of presidency within the identify of public security and the refusal of the judiciary to carry the govt. responsible. A struggle Like No Other might be an important highbrow starting place for all serious about constitutional rights and the legislation in a brand new age.

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