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Dramatic Circumstances, Dramatic Ambivalence: Congress Post-9/11

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the seemingly unique post-9/11 political landscape, which also showcases the cycle of ambivalence in a very different and more condensed context. In the early months and years ... More


Government Surveillance

James B. Rule

in Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195307832
eISBN:
9780199944040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307832.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses government surveillance. It emphasizes that whatever governments can do for their populations, they can also do against them. One good example is using surveillance systems as ... More


Conclusion: Humanitarian Intervention after 11 September

Jennifer M. Welsh

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the debate over humanitarian intervention in the light of the events of September 11, 2001. On the one hand, it can be argued that 9/11 has reversed the momentum ... More


The Fourth Amendment: Origins and Original Meaning 602 - 1791

William J. Cuddihy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367195
eISBN:
9780199867448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367195.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book tells the full story of the Fourth Amendment's complex history leading up to its ratification, including its intellectual roots in England. The Fourth Amendment's protection against ... More


Epilogue: From Bush to Bush: Final Gasp to Phoenix Rising

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue discusses the death of civil defense proclaimed by President George H. W. Bush and then by President Bill Clinton, followed by its resurrection in 2001. The current Homeland Security ... More


Contesting Sentencing Guidelines, the Patriot Act, Terrorism, and Cases Involving International Questions

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with contesting the sentencing guidelines regime put in place decades earlier. The chapter begins with newly appointed Gregory Presnell’s questioning of the 1984 guidelines as ... More


Case Studies I: Illustrations

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

in The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents four case studies that broadly conform to the core theoretical claims in this book: the nationalizing effects of World War I, national labor policy after Pearl Harbor, ... More


The Fair Society

Amitai Etzioni (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter introduces the concept of a fair society and argues for a greater emphasis on the value of “fairness” in American political dialogue as a means to achieve unity. Drawing on the results ... More


The United States and the Turn to Outsourcing

Simon Chesterman

in One Nation Under Surveillance: A New Social Contract to Defend Freedom Without Sacrificing Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199674954
eISBN:
9780191803703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199674954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines America's response to the threat of terrorism following the 9/11 attacks, with particular reference to the ‘global war on terror’. It first discusses the impact of 9/11 on ... More


The Perfect Storm of Politics, Ideology, and Crisis

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/9780814795590.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the perfect storm of politics, ideology, and official temperament that emerged after 9/11 and how they shaped the Bush administration's legal detour as a response to both ... More


The United States: A Superpower Stirs

J. C. Sharman

in The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by tracing the origins of the anti-kleptocracy cause in the United States, starting with the harsh Cold War environment and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977. It explores ... More


1 The Perfect Storm of Politics, Ideology, and Crisis

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/9780814795590.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the perfect storm of politics, ideology, and official temperament that emerged after 9/11 and how they shaped the Bush administration's legal detour as a response to both ... More


Don’t Be Evil

Barbara Cassin

in Google Me: One-Click Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278060
eISBN:
9780823280506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter looks closely at Google’s ethical claims, with reference to Leibniz (“the best of all possible worlds”), Spinoza (users as “monads”), and Weber (his Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of ... More


The National Security Challenge

Stephen J. Schulhofer

in More Essential than Ever: The Fourth Amendment in the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195392128
eISBN:
9780190259761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195392128.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the national security issues in the implementation of the requirements of the Fourth Amendment in the U.S. It discusses the complexities of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ... More


A Short History of Panic Responses

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The United States and the United Kingdom have rich histories of panic and overreaching responses to events that appear to threaten national security. Both countries have a habit of giving the ... More


Autonomy and Deference

Avery Kolers

in A Moral Theory of Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769781
eISBN:
9780191822612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769781.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Individual reasoning about the common good, or even about one’s own good, is typically much less reliable than deferring to others on complex questions. Indeed in many if not most public contexts, ... More


Into the New Century, 2000–2004

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the confused presidential election of 2000 and disputed vote totals in Florida. Some litigation in the Middle District involving counting of the votes is included in the ... More


The Global Nation and Its Enemies

Riva Kastoryano

in Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The response to non-territoriality of Jihadi’s war is states’ extra-territorial war. 9/11 not only marked the topography of lower Manhattan, eliminating the towers from New Yorkers’ field of vision. ... More


Osama Bin Laden

Michael Scheuer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199738663
eISBN:
9780190252465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738663.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

9/11 almost instantaneously remade American politics and foreign policy. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Patriot Act, water boarding, and Guantanamo are examples of its profound and ... More


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