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Author Schwarz, Frederick A. O. (Frederick August Otto), 1935-

Title Unchecked and unbalanced : presidential power in a time of terror / Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. & Aziz Z. Huq.

Imprint New York : New Press : Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, 2007.

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 Moore Stacks  KF5060 .S39 2007    Available  ---
Description 276 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-262) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Flawed mandates : early years of the FBI and CIA -- Revelations of the Church Committee -- Reform and resistance : consequences of the Church Committee -- Our torture policy -- "Extraordinary rendition" and the wages of hypocricy -- Bringing war back home -- Kings and presidents -- The king's counsel -- Conclusion : a republic, if you can keep it.
Subject War and emergency powers -- United States.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation.
Executive power -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
Added Author Huq, Aziz Z.
Brennan Center for Justice.
ISBN 1595581170 (hc.)
9781595581174 (hc.)