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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eric A Posner; Adrian Vermeule
|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|
"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.