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Legislating the war on terror : an agenda for reform / Benjamin Wittes, editor.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2009.
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Book
viii, 420 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States.
Summary:
"Tackles some of the most challenging dilemmas and the new post-9/11 realities confronting Congress as it legislates the new ground rules for the war on terror. Presents an agenda for reforming statutory laws governing this new battle that balances need for security, rule of law, and constitutional rights of freedom"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Nine democracies and the problems of detention, surveillance, and interrogation / Mark. H. Gitenstein
Administrative detention : integrating strategy and institutional design / Matthew C. Waxman
Long-term terrorist detention and a U.S. National Security Court / Jack Goldsmith
Optimizing criminal prosecution as a counterterrorism tool / Robert M. Chesney
Better rules for terrorism trials / Robert S. Litt and Wells C. Bennett
Refining immigration law's role in counterterrorism / David A. Martin
Modernizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act : progress to date and work still to come / David S. Kris
National security issues in civil litigation : a blueprint for reform / Justin Florence and Matthew Gerke
Looking forward, not backward : refining U.S. interrogation law / Stuart Taylor Jr. and Benjamin Wittes
Targeted killing in U.S. counterterrorism strategy and law / Kenneth Anderson.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wittes, Benjamin.
ISBN:
9780815703105 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0815703104 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
294886476