National Security Law

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Aspen Publishers, 2007 - Law - 1142 pages
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For the broadest exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues in
national security, as well as thoughtful treatment of related international
law topics, join your many colleagues who have made National Security Law
the top-selling casebook in its field.
This thorough revision preserves the features that earned the book such
widespread use:
a cohesive thematic framework for an examination of law and process for using
American force abroad, intelligence gathering, counterterrorism, homeland
security and related civil liberties concerns, and access to sensitive
government information in a democracy
a rich, well-balanced selection of primary materials, including judicial
opinions, executive orders, executive branch legal memoranda, statutes, and
legislative history
descriptive text that provides context and informative historical and
background information
current and comprehensive coverage of the very latest developments in the war
on terrorism, torture, the Iraq War, the USA PATRIOT Act, and related issues
an extensive Teacher's Manual -- more than 400 pages, with detailed
explanations and analysis -- completely revised to correspond to the Fourth
the expertise of a highly respected author team
Changes for the Fourth Edition update content and simplify teaching:
full treatment of all important issues and developments in the aftermath of
September 11, including the USA PATRIOT Act and its amendments, the Iraq War,
detention without process, torture, extraordinary rendition, the Department of
Homeland Security, border and transportation security, military commissions,
intelligence reform legislation, and more
significant new cases, such as Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, Padilla v. Rumsfeld, U.S. v.
Al-Arian, Detroit Free Press v. Ashcroft, U.S. v. Moussaoui, Peoples Mojahedin
Organization of Iran v. Department of State, Rasul v. Bush, Doe v. Ashcroft,
and Tenet v. Doe
the middle chapters of the book are reorganized to facilitate the treatment of
intelligence gathering and detention, break larger chapters into smaller ones
that allow professors greater ease in assignments, and reflect important
developments since the previous edition

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Dycus is professor of law at Vermont Law School.

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