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Under the color of law

Martin J. Henn

Under the color of law

the Bush administration"s subversion of U.S. constitutional and international law in the War on Terror

by Martin J. Henn

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • War and emergency powers -- United States,
  • Executive power -- United States,
  • Constitutional law -- United States,
  • War (International law),
  • International and municipal law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMartin Henn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF7225 .H46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24029047M
    ISBN 109780739143292
    LC Control Number2010001244
    OCLC/WorldCa501510748

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      Under the color of the law. Self-determination under BIA jurisdiction — By Nick Rudow / University of Montana. Thursday, UM photo by Dominik Stallings. Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid has been a judge for the past 12 years and handles administration of the Judicial Branch as well as the security. He said the Bureau of Indian. The Color of Law. Voting rights and the Southern way of life. because he had not killed Hall under color of law. He had killed Hall in violation of the law. His rhetoric was an amalgam of Author: Louis Menand.

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