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The terror presidency : law and judgment inside the Bush administration

Author: Jack L Goldsmith
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A key advisor to President Bush recounts his political clashes with powerful administration figures when he questioned the choices of his predecessors about the way the war on terror was being conducted, in an account in which he cites historical parallels.
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack L Goldsmith
ISBN: 9780393065503 0393065502
OCLC Number: 144991247
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The new job --
The Commander in Chief ensnared by law --
Fear and OLC --
When lawyers make terrorism policy --
Torture and the dilemmas of presidential lawyering --
The terror presidency.
Responsibility: Jack Goldsmith.
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