National Security Law

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Stephen Dycus
Aspen Law & Business, 2002 - Law - 1077 pages
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This timely revision provides a complete exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues of National Security, with a mix of cases, notes questions, and original materials. The best-selling casebook in the field, National Security Law, Third Edition, is equally current and comprehensive. Some of the effective features that earned the book its leading position include:
- a cohesive thematic framework that examines policy and the consequences surrounding American use of force abroad
- rich primary materials, such as judicial opinions, executive orders, statutes, and legislative history
- penetrating hypothetical questions that promote analysis of the actual issues faced by national security professionals
- plentiful descriptive text to supply context and informative historical and background materials
- a thorough 1400-plus page Teacher's Manual complete with explanations and analysis
The following material in the Third Edition is especially timely:
- extensive coverage throughout the book of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, with legal analysis of U.S. and international responses
- Part III, devoted to terrorism and transnational law enforcement, including the original Osama bin Laden case and American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno
- coverage of U.S. military involvement in Columbia
- a review of U.S. and NATO activity in Kosovo
With increased attention being paid to this essential area, National Security Law, Third Edition, provides the quality teaching materials you need for an illuminating course.

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Dycus is professor of law at Vermont Law School.

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