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Title Civil liberties vs. national security in a post-9/11 world / edited by M. Katherine B. Darmer, Robert M. Baird, and Stuart E. Rosenbaum
Published Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2004


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Description 387 pages ; 23 cm
Series Contemporary issues
Contemporary issues (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Contents "Inter Arma Silent Leges" / by William Rehnquist -- "Lost liberties : Ashcroft and the assault on personal freedom" / by Aryan Neier -- Selections from the United States Constitution on separation of powers -- Federal provision for habeas corpus : 28 United States Code, Section 2255 -- "Bigger monster, weaker chains : the growth of an American surveillance society" / by Jay Stanley and Barry Steinhardt -- Kyllo v. United States, United States Supreme Court -- "No checks, no balances : discarding bedrock constitutional principles" / by Stephen J. Schulhofer -- "Freedom and security after September 11" / by Viet Dinh -- "Fear as institution : 9/11 and surveillance triumphant" / by Christian Parenti -- US v. Korematsu, United States Supreme Court -- "Profiling in the wake of September 11 : the precedent of the Japanese American interment" / by Frank H. Wu -- "The skies won't be safe until we use commonsense profiling" / by Stuart Taylor, Jr. -- "Racial profiling revisited : 'just common sense' in the fight against terror?" / by David A. Harris -- "Guidance regarding the use of race by federal law enforcement agencies" / by the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division -- "Should the ticking bomb terrorist be tortured? a case study in how a democracy should make tragic choices" / by Alan Dershowitz -- "Torture should not be authorized" / by Philip B. Heymann -- "In torture we trust?" / by Eyal Press -- "Interrogating suspected terrorists : should torture be an option?" / by John T. Parry and Welsh S. White -- Ex parte quirin, United States Supreme Court -- Rumsfeld v. Padilla, Second Circuit Court of Appeals -- "No president is above the U.S. Constitution" / by Nat Hentoff -- "Erring on enemy combatants," Chicago Tribune Editorial
Summary "This timely and balanced discussion by leading experts on the trade-offs between national security and civil liberties is divided into six informative sections addressing the main issues of this crucial debate." "This collection of expert opinion from across the political, legal, and philosophical spectrums will appeal to readers interested in determining for themselves the acceptable level of infringement on individual freedom in this vital conflict between civil liberties and national security."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Law and legislation -- United States.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States.
Author Baird, Robert M., 1937-
Darmer, M. Katherine B.
Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
LC no. 2004013480
ISBN 1591022347 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Civil liberties versus national security in a post-9/11 world