Articles Tagged September 11

Wendy F. Hensel & Leslie E. Wolf, Playing God: The Legality of Plans Denying Scarce Resources to People with Disabilities in Public Health Emergencies

63 Fla. L. Rev. 719 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: Public health emergencies can arise in a number of different ways. They can follow a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 tsunami, and the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. They may be man-made, such as the September 11 attacks and the […]

Allison Sirica, The New Federal Pleading Standard: Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009)

62 Fla. L. Rev. 547 (2010) |   |   |   | CASE COMMENT :: In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Javaid Iqbal, a Muslim citizen of Pakistan, was arrested and detained in a maximum security prison in the United States as a person of “high interest.” As a detainee, […]

Diane Lourdes Dick, The Case of the Little Yellow Cuban Biplane: Can Interest Analysis Reconcile Conflicting Provisions in Federal Statutes and International Treaties?

57 Fla. L. Rev. 91 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “This little yellow Cuban biplane opened a diplomatic Pandora’s box when it touched down at the Key West airport.” In November 2002, an Antonov Colt biplane owned by the Cuban government was stolen from a Havana airfield and flown to Key West, Florida, […]

Robert A. Caplen, Mending the "Fence": How Treatment of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by the International Court of Justice at the Hague Has Redefined the Doctrine of Self- Defense

57 Fla. L. Rev. 717 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The problem [of Palestine] is mainly one of human relationship and political rights. Few countries have been the subject of so many general or detailed enquires . . . .” While the United States has not been wholly immune from terrorism in recent […]

Daniel J. Steinbock, National Identity Cards: Fourth and Fifth Amendment Issues

56 Fla. L. Rev. 697 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In the frenzied days and weeks following September 11, 2001, many observers called for serious consideration of a national identity system, the centerpiece of which would be some form of national identity card. Such a system was seen mainly as a tool against […]

Viet D. Dinh, Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law: Nationalism in the Age of Terror

56 Fla. L. Rev. 867 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: September 11, 2001 was a wake up call. Many of us, however, are still asking ourselves exactly what we woke up to and how it should define our domestic and foreign policy. Appreciating the exceptional nature of the threat, the government has embarked […]