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When governments break the law [electronic resource] : the rule of law and the prosecution of the Bush administration / edited by Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussain.

Contributor(s): Sarat, Austin | Hussain, Nasser, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (ix, 230 p.).ISBN: 9780814741429 (electronic bk.); 0814741428 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 | Rule of law | Administrative responsibility | International crimes | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States | LAW -- Jurisprudence | LAW -- General Practice | LAW -- Reference | LAW -- Essays | LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism | LAW -- Practical GuidesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: When governments break the law.DDC classification: 340/.115 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : responding to government lawlessness : what does the rule of law require? / Nasser Hussain and Austin Sarat -- Vindicating the rule of law : prosecuting freeriders on human rights / Claire Finkelstein -- Guantanamo in the Province of the Hague? / Daniel Herwitz -- Universal jurisdiction as praxis : the best option for legal accountability for superpower torturers / Lisa Hajjar -- Breaking through the spider's web : how government lawbreakers ring impunity from law / Stephen Holmes -- Democracy as the rule of law / Paul Horwitz -- Justice Jackson, the memory of internment, and the rule of law after the Bush administration / Stephen I. Vladeck.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : responding to government lawlessness : what does the rule of law require? / Nasser Hussain and Austin Sarat -- Vindicating the rule of law : prosecuting freeriders on human rights / Claire Finkelstein -- Guantanamo in the Province of the Hague? / Daniel Herwitz -- Universal jurisdiction as praxis : the best option for legal accountability for superpower torturers / Lisa Hajjar -- Breaking through the spider's web : how government lawbreakers ring impunity from law / Stephen Holmes -- Democracy as the rule of law / Paul Horwitz -- Justice Jackson, the memory of internment, and the rule of law after the Bush administration / Stephen I. Vladeck.

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