Download PDF by Owen Fiss,Trevor Sutton: A War Like No Other: The Constitution in a Time of Terror

By Owen Fiss,Trevor Sutton

Owen Fiss has been a number one criminal student for over thirty years, but earlier than 2001 it will have appeared not likely for him to jot down approximately nationwide safety and the legislation of warfare; his concentration used to be civil method and equivalent safety, but if the struggle on Terror started to shroud criminal complaints in secrecy, he learned that the bulwarks of method that protect the person from the notable strength of the country have been dissolving, maybe irreparably, and that it used to be time for him to talk up.

The ten chapters during this quantity conceal the foremost criminal battlefronts of the warfare on Terror from Guantánamo to drones, with a spotlight at the constitutional implications of these new instruments. The underlying topic is Fiss's main issue for the offense performed to the U.S. structure by means of the executive and legislative branches of presidency within the identify of public safeguard and the refusal of the judiciary to carry the govt responsible. A warfare Like No Other could be an important highbrow origin for all considering constitutional rights and the legislation in a brand new age.

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