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Guantánamo and the abuse of presidential power

Author: Joseph Margulies
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the Bush administration is abusing the law to give unlimited legal power to the president, citing the author's fight to win prisoners at Guantánamo Bay the right to a judicial review.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Margulies
ISBN: 0743286855 9780743286855 9780743286862 0743286863
OCLC Number: 67728754
Description: 322 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Understanding Camp Delta --
An atmosphere of dependency and trust --
Debility, dependence, and dread --
The system that has been developed --
Unlike any other we have ever seen --
You are now the property of the U.S. Marine Corps --
Debating torture --
The more subtle kind of torment --
Our executive doesn't --
War is not a blank check --
A pattern of deceit --
Finding someone else to do your dirty work --
The future of Camp Delta --
What if he's a shepherd? --
Asking why --
Just shut it down and then plow it under.
Responsibility: Joseph Margulies.
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