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Executive excess v. judicial process: American judicial responses to the government's war on terror
The federal government's policy responses to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the ensuing conduct of President Bush's war on terror have thrown American civil liberty rights into disarray. Attorney General Ashcroft and Defense ...
Time warp to 1945 -- Resurrection of the reprisal and anticipatory self-defense doctrines in international law
Widespread adoption of the U.N. Charter in 1945 outlawed warfare and pre-empted prior customary laws of war allowing such. Two of these dormant customs, reprisal and anticipatory self-defense, sporadically attempted to ...
Bush foreign policy 2001-2003: Unilateralist theory in a multilateral world, and the opportunity for change offered by Iraq
The foreign policy of president George W. Bush's first term has been characterized by his black/white unilaterilist view of the world. This has damaged America's image abroad immensely and hobbled the ability of the U.S. ...
Cheating justice by cheating death: The doctrinal collision for prosecuting foreign terrorists -- Passage of aut dedere aut judicare into customary law and refusal to extradite based on the death penalty
This article analyzes the interpleay between emerging customary law norms with regard to the duty of prosecution/extradition (aut dedere aut judicare) and operation of the death penalty as a bar to extradition. As America's ...