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Terror in the balance : security, liberty and the courts

Author: Eric A Posner; Adrian Vermeule
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Posner; Adrian Vermeule
ISBN: 9780195310252 019531025X
OCLC Number: 487218360
Description: 319 s.
Contents: Introduction; PART I: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THEORY; 1. Emergencies, Tradeoff and Deference; 2. The Panic Theory; 3. The Democratic Failure Theory; 4. The Ratchet Theory and Other Long-Run Effects; PART II: APPLICATIONS; 5. Institutional Alternatives to Judicial Deference; 6. Coercive Interrogation; 7. Speech, Due Process, and Political Trials; 8. Military Force; Conclusion: Emergency Powers and Lawyers' Expertise; Notes; Index
Responsibility: Eric A. Posner, Adrian Vermeule
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"Admirably clear and free of technical jargon, this is a relentlessly rational dissection of a topic confused by overstatement, opportunistic political posturing and just plain lack of common sense. Read more...

 
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