Waging War on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents by Brian R. Dirck

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Waging War on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents
Title:
Waging War on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents
Author:
Brian R. Dirck
ISBN:
1576079481
ISBN13:
978-1576079485
Size PDF:
1470 kb
Size epub:
1367 kb
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO; Annotated edition edition (June 25, 2003)
Language:
English
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Rating:
5.0
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536

A thought-provoking and engaging guide to the legal, moral, and political issues that arise when the United States goes to war.


• A–Z entries on key people such as Oliver Wendell Holmes and Senator Lee Overman, court decisions such as Abrams v. United States and Schenck v. United States, events such as the Gulf War, and issues such as the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus

• A chronology spanning the history of waging war from 1792, which saw the formation of the Society of Cincinnatus, through 2002, with the United States contemplating war with Iraq

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