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In the name of necessity : military tribunals and the loss of American civil liberties / Marouf Hasian, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Hasian, Marouf Arif, Jr.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 316 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Rhetoric, culture, and social critique
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Subjects:
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States.
Necessity (Law) -- United States.
Military necessity.
Contents:
Introduction : the genealogical origins of necessity and military necessity
The capture of Major AndreĢ
Cultural amnesias and legal recollections : forgetting and remembering the 1862 U.S.-Dakota war tribunals
Abraham Lincoln and ex parte Milligan
The military trial of Major Henry Wirz
FDR, wartime anxieties, and the Saboteurs' case
General MacArthur's tribunal and the trial of General Yamashita
The legal and public debates over the necessity of Bush's military order
The future use of military tribunals.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-309) and index.
ISBN:
081731475X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
58043004