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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title National security law /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dycus, Stephen.
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 727710408
ISBN 9780735594753; 0735594759
Subjects National security--Law and legislation--United States.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJCM  National Security Law Library/Washington,DC 07/06/2016
Edition 5th ed.
Collation xliii, 1340 pages : illustrations, portrait, map ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages xl-xli) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Providing for the "common defence" : the original understanding -- The gloss of history : an introduction to the separation of national security powers -- The president's national security powers -- Congress's national security powers -- The courts' national security powers -- The domestic effect of international law -- The right to wage war (jus ad bellum) -- International humanitarian law (jus in bello) -- How we go to war : lessons from Vietnam -- The war powers resolution -- Collective self-defense -- Unilateral self-defense and rescue -- Targeting terrorists -- Humanitarian and peace operations -- Organization and authority of the intelligence community -- Covert actions in principle and practice -- Defying oversight? dirty assets, special military operations, and contractors -- Organizing for intelligence collection -- The Fourth Amendment and national security -- Congressional authority for foreign intelligence surveillance. Programmatic electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence -- Third-party records and data mining -- Screening for security -- Surveillance abroad -- Preventive detention by civil authorities -- The great writ : habeas corpus before 9/11 -- The great writ : habeas corpus after 9/11 -- Military detention before 9/11 -- Military detention after 9/11 -- Interrogating terrorist suspects -- Case study : coercive interrogation by U.S. Forces after 9/11 -- Extraordinary rendition -- Criminalizing terrorism and material support -- Prosecuting accused terrorists and their supporters in criminal courts -- Trial by military commission -- Homeland security -- The military's domestic rules -- Regulating access to national security information -- Statutory access to national security information -- Other grounds for access to national security information -- Restraining unauthorized disclosures of national security information -- Restraints on publication of national security information.