|Forlag||The New Press|
|Emne||Constitution: government & the state|
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Om Terrorism and the Constitution
Tracing the history of government intrusions on Constitutional rights in response to threats from abroad, Cole and Dempsey warn that a society in which civil liberties are sacrificed in the name of national security is in fact less secure than one in which they are upheld.A new chapter includes a discussion of domestic spying, preventive detention, the many court challenges to post- 9/11 abuses, implementation of the PATRIOT ACT, and efforts to reestablish the checks and balances left behind in the rush to strengthen governmental powers.