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Deprivations of Life and Liberty: Detention, Trial, and Targeted Killing

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Post-9/11 American counterterrorism policy has strained legal prohibitions on arbitrary deprivations of life and liberty. This chapter surveys domestic and international legal norms governing killing ... More


Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Rebecca Sanders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

After 9/11, American officials authorized numerous contentious counterterrorism practices including torture, extraordinary rendition, indefinite detention, trial by military commission, targeted ... More


The Fate of Human Rights in the Global War on Terror

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

American officials attempted to construct the plausible legality of torture, indefinite detention, targeted killing, and mass surveillance in the global war on terror. These efforts were largely ... More


Introduction

Thomas P. Crocker

in Overcoming Necessity: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300181616
eISBN:
9780300182217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181616.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter does not focus on the common-law or international doctrines of necessity but discusses the family of justificatory arguments that arise within liberal constitutionalism to the effect ... More


The Politics of Plausible Legality

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

After 9/11, the Bush administration and, to a lesser degree, the Obama administration authorized controversial interrogation, detention, trial, lethal targeting, and surveillance practices. At the ... More


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