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National Security Law, Sixth Edition, provides the broadest exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues in National Security of any book in the field. This highly respected team of authors uses expressive and descriptive text to provide context and informative historical and background information as well as thoughtful treatment of related international law topics. The Fifth edition features the most recent and important cases as well as excerpts from significant reports and other materials.
This book has been adopted for classroom use at a majority of American law schools, as well as military academies and schools, and non-law graduate programs.
Among the features that have made this text the preeminent casebook in the field:
- Cohesive thematic framework--examines law and process for using U.S. force abroad, intelligence gathering, counterterrorism, homeland security and related civil liberties concerns, and access to sensitive government information in a democracy.
- Rich, well-balanced primary materials--including judicial opinions, executive orders, executive branch legal memoranda, statutes, and legislative history.
- Currency and comprehensive coverage--addresses the very latest developments in the detention and trial of terrorist suspects, interrogation, targeted killings, domestic intelligence collection, protection of government secrets, and related issues.
- Topics are organized into numerous shorter chapters, to reflect the way professors actually use the materials in the classroom.
- Annual Supplements--containing the latest developments in this very dynamic field.
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