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Unchecked and unbalanced : presidential power in a time of terror

Author: Frederick A O Schwarz; Aziz Z Huq; Brennan Center for Justice.
Publisher: New York : New Press : Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, 2007.
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"Chief Counsel of the Church Committee, Fritz Schwarz here uses his firsthand knowledge of executive abuse from previous decades to evaluate today's executive branch, which he and co-author Aziz Huq, director of the Brennan Center's Project on Liberty and National Security, find to be neither checked nor balanced, and indeed harmful to American liberty and security"--Page [2] and [3] of cover.
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Schwarz, Frederick A.O. (Frederick August Otto), 1935-
Unchecked and unbalanced.
New York : New Press : Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, 2007
(OCoLC)607568201
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick A O Schwarz; Aziz Z Huq; Brennan Center for Justice.
ISBN: 1595581170 9781595581174
OCLC Number: 71286622
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Flawed mandates : early years of the FBI and CIA --
Revelations of the Church Committee --
Reform and resistance : consequences of the Church Committee --
Our torture policy --
"Extraordinary rendition" and the wages of hypocrisy --
Bringing war back home --
Kings and presidents --
The king's counsel --
Conclusion : a republic, if you can keep it.
Responsibility: Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. & Aziz Z. Huq.
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"Chief Counsel of the Church Committee, Fritz Schwarz here uses his firsthand knowledge of executive abuse from previous decades to evaluate today's executive branch, which he and co-author Aziz Huq, director of the Brennan Center's Project on Liberty and National Security, find to be neither checked nor balanced, and indeed harmful to American liberty and security"--Page [2] and [3] of cover.

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