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The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration
Jack Goldsmith's duty as head of the Office of Legal Counsel was to advise President Bush what he could and could not do...legally. Goldsmith took the job in October 2003 and began to review the workExpand
Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World
Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Who's really in control of what'sExpand
The Limits of International Law
1. Introduction PART I: CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW 2. A Theory of Customary International Law 3. Case Studies PART II: TREATIES 4. A Theory of International Agreements 5. Human Rights 6.Expand
Congressional Authorization and the War on Terrorism
This Article presents a framework for interpreting Congress's September 18, 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), the central statutory enactment related to the war on terrorism.Expand
The Internet and the Legitimacy of Remote Cross-Border Searches
A remote cross-border search takes place when persons in one nation use computer networks to explore data on computers in another nation. It is increasingly clear, especially after the SeptemberExpand
Moral and Legal Rhetoric in International Relations: A Rational Choice Perspective
Abstract Critics of realist and rational choice approaches to international law argue that if nations were motivated entirely by power or self‐interest, their leaders would not make moral and legalExpand
Unilateral Regulation of the Internet: A Modest Defence
This article analyses the conflicts-of-law problems that supposedly arise from the fact that every nation can unilaterally regulate every Internet transaction. It argues that the threat of multipleExpand
Research firms disclose a surprisingly large amount of information to the public. Conventional wisdom holds that these disclosures are made for defensive purposes; the disclosing firm does not itselfExpand