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The Embrace of Authoritarian Legality

Robert Diab

in The Harbinger Theory: How the Post-9/11 Emergency Became Permanent and the Case for Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190243227
eISBN:
9780190243234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243227.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The embrace of extreme measures in U.S. and Canadian counterterrorism law after 9/11 can be understood as part of a deeper normative shift from a liberal to an authoritarian form of legality. Drawing ... More


War Powers and the War on Terrorism

Curtis A. Bradley

in International Law in the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217761
eISBN:
9780190217808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the relevance of international law within the U.S. legal system to the United States’ initiation and conduct of war. After briefly reviewing some of the most relevant treaties ... More


The Future of Terror in Expert Literature and the Advocacy of Extreme Measures

Robert Diab

in The Harbinger Theory: How the Post-9/11 Emergency Became Permanent and the Case for Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190243227
eISBN:
9780190243234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243227.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores beliefs and assumptions about the threat of terror in three fields of scholarship: expert opinion on the prospect of nuclear and biological terror; the history of terrorism; and ... More


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