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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


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


In the Minotaur's Labyrinth: Psychological Torture, Public Forgetting, and Contested History

Alfred W. Mccoy

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Despite dozens of official inquiries in the years since the Abu Ghraib photos first exposed abuse in April 2004, the torture scandal has continued to spread like a virus, infecting all who touch it. ... More


Afterword

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This afterword examines the aftereffects of the Bush administration's legal detours. It first considers how the financial crisis of 2008 exposed the Bush administration's neglect of regulation before ... More


Afterword

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This afterword examines the aftereffects of the Bush administration's legal detours. It first considers how the financial crisis of 2008 exposed the Bush administration's neglect of regulation before ... More


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