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The terror courts : rough justice at Guantanamo Bay

Author: Jess Bravin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers the first inside account of America's continuing legal experiment at Guantanamo Bay--a permanent, offshore justice system designed to assure convictions by denying constitutional rights.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jess Bravin
ISBN: 9780300189209 0300189206 9780300205596 0300205597
OCLC Number: 785865023
Description: 440 pages, 8 pages of plates ; 25 cm
Contents: Tater --
Military order --
Welcome to the dungeon --
Survival, evasion, resistance, and escape --
London calling --
The ides of march --
The Nuremberg defense --
The man from Al Qaeda --
Habeas corpus --
Mr. Bean --
A twentieth hijacker --
The marble palace --
The vampire killers --
The kangaroo skinner --
Material supporter --
Turning the page.
Responsibility: Jess Bravin.

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