Patriots Debate, Second Edition

    Patriots Debate, Second Edition

    Patriots Debate, Second Edition

    ISBN: 978-1-61438-590-5
    Product Code: 3550020
    2012, 237 pages, 6 x 9
    Standing Committee on Law and National Security

    Patriots Debate, Second Edition provides informed, educated legal reasoning, helping to give the reader an understanding of the foundational legal opinions, laws, policies and more that form the policies of the United States government. The book looks at surrounding debates based on competing views of the Constitution, statutes, presidential directives, judicial decisions and history itself.

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    Patriots Debate covers three general areas: The War on Terrorism; Data, Technology, and Privacy; and Legal Frameworks for Projecting Force. Discussing some "hot" issues in national security, the book provides a balanced view including:
    • What authority should be accorded to the President in exercising his war powers?
    • An exploration of terrorism interrogations
    • National security letters -- the need for reform
    • The government as internet protector
    • Targeted killing -- lawful if conducted in accordance with the rule of law
    • Law and cyber war -- the lessons of history
    • The future of military detention


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    Law and National Security


    ABA Book Publishing



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    6 x 9

    Publication Date

    6/27/2012 12:00:00 AM

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