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The US judicial response to post-9/11 executive temerity and congressional acquiescence

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The 11 September 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attack on the United States produced not only human and material loss; it also resulted in an apparent loss of the nation's traditional adherence to the rule of law. Sensing the physical and emotional fear of the American public, as well as the political timidity of Congress, the Administration seized upon the aftermath of 9/11 to foster its concept of the ‘Unitary Executive’: a sweeping expansion of presidential authority.

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The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
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Courts and the making of public policy
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http://www.fljs.org/content/courts-and-making-public-policy-publications-0
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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2014-02-03

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