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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld : a historic challenge to the president

Author: Jonathan Mahler
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the case against Osama bin Laden's Yemeni driver analyzes the unexpectedly vigorous defense organized by his Naval Academy military lawyer, Charles Swift, and assesses its impact on American presidential power and the rule of law.
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Named Person: Salim Ahmed Hamdan; Donald Rumsfeld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Mahler
ISBN: 9780374223205 0374223203
OCLC Number: 474216268
Notes: "Portions of this work appeared, in somewhat different form, in the June 13, 2004, January 8, 2006, and July 9, 2006 issues of The New York Times Magazine."
Includes index.
Description: 334 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Hamdan versus Rumsfeld
Responsibility: Jonathan Mahler.

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An account of the case against Osama bin Laden's Yemeni driver analyzes the unexpectedly vigorous defense organized by his Naval Academy military lawyer, Charles Swift, and assesses its impact on American presidential power and the rule of law.

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