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The challenge : how a maverick Navy officer and a young law professor risked their careers to defend the Constitution--and won

Author: Jonathan Mahler
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Picador ed
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Named Person: Salim Ahmed Hamdan; Donald Rumsfeld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Mahler
ISBN: 9780312428853 0312428855
OCLC Number: 277196610
Notes: "Portions of this work originally appeared, in somewhat different form, in the June 13, 2004, January 8, 2006, and July 9, 2006, issues of The New York Times Magazine"--T.p. verso.
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Description: 348 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The JAG --
The trials --
VUCA --
The professor --
A civil power --
A drowning man --
The lawsuit --
Tugging the lion's tail --
"Oh, I doubt that seriously, sir" --
"Judge assigned --
we won the lottery" --
An indefinite recess --
"We're going to crush you" --
Who we are --
The Supreme Court responds --
Getting to five --
Where's the food? --
The countdown --
The argument --
The heroes of Guantánamo? --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Jonathan Mahler.

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