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Nazi saboteurs on trial : a military tribunal and American law

Author: Louis Fisher
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2003.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although huge in scope and impact, the 9/11 attacks were not the first threat by foreign terrorists on American soil. During World War II, eight Germans landed on our shores in 1942 bent on sabotage. Caught before they could carry out their missions, under FDR's presidential proclamation they were hauled before a secret military tribunal and found guilty. Meeting in an emergency session, the Supreme Court upheld  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisher, Louis.
Nazi saboteurs on trial.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2003
(OCoLC)606976801
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fisher
ISBN: 0700612386 9780700612383
OCLC Number: 50982296
Description: xi, 193 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: School for saboteurs --
Misadventures in America --
The military tribunal at work --
The Supreme Court steps in --
Rethinking tribunals.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Responsibility: Louis Fisher.
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In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, Louis Fisher analyzes the case of eight Germans who landed in the USA in 1942 bent on sabotage. Caught before they could carry out their missions, they were hauled  Read more...

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After 9/11, American civil liberties seem to have entered an Alice-in-Wonderland rabbit hole featuring indefinite detentions and predetermined verdicts - so very similar, as Fisher reminds us, to the Read more...

 
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