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Creating the Enemy Combatant: Performances of Justice and Realities of Rightlessness

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Following a trail of state documents, this chapter examines how the U.S. government produced not only a new rightless subject in the “enemy combatant,” but also a parallel, quasi-legal system created ... More


8 The Battle for Habeas Corpus Continues

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the response by the president and Congress to the Supreme Court rulings in three “enemy combatant” cases: Rasul v. Bush, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, and Rumsfeld v. Padilla. In ... More


The Battle for Habeas Corpus Continues

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the response by the president and Congress to the Supreme Court rulings in three “enemy combatant” cases: Rasul v. Bush, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, and Rumsfeld v. Padilla. In ... More


Repertoires of Violence against Prisoners

Geoffrey P. R. Wallace

in Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453434
eISBN:
9780801455742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453434.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins by providing a definition of prisoner abuse. Prisoner abuse is defined as a military strategy enacted by political and military authorities that involves the intentional killing ... More


Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Jonathan Hafetz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The U.S. detention center at Guantánamo Bay has long been synonymous with torture, secrecy, and the abuse of executive power. It has come to epitomize lawlessness and has sparked protracted legal ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey P. R. Wallace

in Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453434
eISBN:
9780801455742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453434.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to contribute to the growing literature seeking to explain the conduct of actors in the midst of armed ... More


4 Crossing a Constitutional Rubicon: The Domestic “Enemy Combatant” Cases

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines military detentions in the United States, with particular emphasis on three “enemy combatant” cases in which the Bush administration sought to create a lawless enclave—similar ... More


Crossing a Constitutional Rubicon: The Domestic “Enemy Combatant” Cases

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines military detentions in the United States, with particular emphasis on three “enemy combatant” cases in which the Bush administration sought to create a lawless enclave—similar ... More


Habeas Corpus Today: Confronting the Age of Terrorism

Amanda L. Tyler

in Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199856664
eISBN:
9780199366668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199856664.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The experience of World War II and the precedent of the Japanese American internment dramatically altered the political and legal landscape surrounding habeas corpus and suspension. This chapter ... More


A Modest Judicial Intervention: The First Supreme Court “Enemy Combatant” Decisions

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines three “enemy combatant” cases that reached the Supreme Court in 2004: Rasul v. Bush, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, and Rumsfeld v. Padilla. It explains how the Supreme Court's decisions in ... More


Toward a Better Understanding of Habeas Corpus: Individual Rights and the Role of the Judiciary during Wartime

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the function of habeas corpus and the role of the judiciary in ensuring that individual rights are respected during armed conflicts. It first considers two circumstances under ... More


10 Toward a Better Understanding of Habeas Corpus: Individual Rights and the Role of the Judiciary during Wartime

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the function of habeas corpus and the role of the judiciary in ensuring that individual rights are respected during armed conflicts. It first considers two circumstances under ... More


7 A Modest Judicial Intervention: The First Supreme Court “Enemy Combatant” Decisions

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines three “enemy combatant” cases that reached the Supreme Court in 2004: Rasul v. Bush, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, and Rumsfeld v. Padilla. It explains how the Supreme Court's decisions ... More


Conclusion

Ralph Jason

in America's War on Terror: The State of the 9/11 Exception from Bush to Obama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652358
eISBN:
9780191745515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter brings together the main points to illustrate how the theoretical division within American liberal internationalism manifested itself in the debate surrounding national security ... More


2 Guantánamo: Microcosm of a Prison beyond the Law

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how the U.S. war on terrorism took shape at Guantánamo Bay and how Guantánamo came to signify a prison beyond the law, pervaded by illegal detention, abuse, and secrecy. It ... More


Guantánamo: Microcosm of a Prison beyond the Law

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how the U.S. war on terrorism took shape at Guantánamo Bay and how Guantánamo came to signify a prison beyond the law, pervaded by illegal detention, abuse, and secrecy. It ... More


Tackling Prisons beyond the Law: Guantánamo Revisited

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the political backlash to the Supreme Court ruling in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which paved the way for the Military Commissions Act of 2006. It considers how the Bush administration, ... More


9 Tackling Prisons beyond the Law: Guantánamo Revisited

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the political backlash to the Supreme Court ruling in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which paved the way for the Military Commissions Act of 2006. It considers how the Bush ... More


Habeas Corpus and the Right to Challenge Unlawful Imprisonment

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how habeas corpus emerged as a legal instrument for protecting individuals against unlawful imprisonment by the executive. It also considers the role of habeas during wartime; ... More


Introduction

Amanda L. Tyler

in Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199856664
eISBN:
9780199366668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199856664.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Introduction begins by exploring modern examples sanctioning the concept of the citizen enemy combatant, such as the War on Terror cases of José Padilla and Yaser Hamdi. It then suggests that the ... More


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