Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways

Preemption A Knife That Cuts Both Ways In Preemption one of our nation s foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial new theory on crime and punishment in the postmodern world Using the American government s invasion of Iraq

  • Title: Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways
  • Author: Alan M. Dershowitz
  • ISBN: 9780393329346
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Preemption one of our nation s foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial new theory on crime and punishment in the postmodern world Using the American government s 2003 invasion of Iraq as a starting point, Alan M Dershowitz tracks our society s increasing reliance on preemptive action In Preemption, which Judge Richard Posner of the U.S Court of AppealsIn Preemption one of our nation s foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial new theory on crime and punishment in the postmodern world Using the American government s 2003 invasion of Iraq as a starting point, Alan M Dershowitz tracks our society s increasing reliance on preemptive action In Preemption, which Judge Richard Posner of the U.S Court of Appeals calls lucid, sober, courageous, and historically informed, Dershowitz has brought together all of his diverse and considerable talents and experiences to confront the idea of preemptive action as it applies to some of our most urgent political and moral dilemmas.

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    1. Interesting study of the legal and diplomatic implications of how a country can address imminent security threats.

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