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Author Pfander, James E., author

Title Constitutional torts and the War on Terror / James E. Pfander
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Summary 'Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror' examines the judicial response to human rights claims arising from the Bush Administration's war on terror. Despite widespread agreement that the Administration's program of extraordinary rendition, prolonged detention, and 'enhanced' interrogation was torture by another name, not a single federal appellate court has confirmed an award of damages to the program's victims. The silence of the federal courts leaves victims without redress and the constitutional limits on government action undefined
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 14, 2016)
Subject United States. Constitution. 4th Amendment.
Government accountability -- United States.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Constitutional torts -- United States.
Searches and seizures -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190495312 (ebook)