Articles Tagged War on Terror

George D. Brown, Accountability, Liability and the War on Terror—Constitutional Tort Suits as Truth and Reconciliation Vehicles

63 Fla. L. Rev. 193 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article examines the role of civil suits in providing accountability for the Bush administration’s conduct of the “war on terror.” There have been calls for a “Truth and Reconciliation Commission” to perform this function, almost like a retroactive impeachment of President Bush. For […]

Erwin Chemerinsky, The Meaning of Bush v. Gore: Thoughts on Professor Amar's Analysis

| | | | INTRODUCTION :: It is tempting to blame the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Bush v. Gore for the evils the Bush Administration inflicted on the nation. If only Al Gore had become president, there would not have been the disastrous war in Iraq or the enormous deficit-spending to fund it, […]

Winston P. Nagan & Craig Hammer, Patriotism, Nationalism, and the War on Terror: A Mild Plea in Avoidance

56 Fla. L. Rev. 933 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “Terrorism is a global menace which clearly calls for global action. Individual actions by Member States, whether aimed at State or non-state actors, cannot in themselves provide a solution. We must meet this threat together.” -Kofi Annan “Major Strasser has been shot. Round […]