[PDF/EPUB] Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power by Joseph Margulies
Joseph Margulies ç 9 Free eadThis is a very good and detailed look at the mess that the Dubbya Revenant regime made of this Written by one of the lawyers that took them on in court it sometimesuns a bit long He makes the case
the president and his administration essentially themselves abovebeyond legal touch the president claims he and he alone must have the flexibility to defineThough1 The President And His Administration Essentially
the enemy as he sees fitand to act against it no matter what form it takes p122 therefore even tacticsenemy as he sees fitand to act against it no matter what form it takes p122 therefore even tactics Geneva Conventions are permitted according to the Administration3 these stances have globally damaged the US moral position in ways that jeopardize their troops a This book made me want to be a lawyer Not necessarily by any virtue of its own this book has significantly altered the order of the priorities in my life As I ead what was being done to other human beings in my name I became both outraged that In his address to the nation on September 20 2001 President Bush declared war on terrorism and set in motion a detention policy unlike any we have ever seen Since then the United States has seized thousands of people from around the globe setting off a firestorm of controversy Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power explores that
policy and the intense debates that have followed Written by an expert on the subject one of theand the intense debates that have followed Written by an expert on the subject one of the who fo. Uch things would be
done so brazenly and determined to ensure that theyso brazenly and determined to ensure that they wouldn t happen again Since I finished this book March of 2008 I have invested significant effort into educating myself on the issue of human ights and how the US Government has worked to uphold its commitments to international law Thus far the disturbing truth seems to be that the financial interests of a minority of wealthy elites have been the primary force shaping US foreign and domestic policy and that these same interests are diametrically opposed to the spread of democracy and the Wonderful Memories of It's a Wonderful Life rule of international law Myesearch has also indicated that the media has been complicit in most of the decisionsWOULDN T HAPPEN AGAIN SINCE It happen again Since I this book
to violate human ights and international law bothviolate human ights and international law both avoid embarrassing uestions about its own commitment to corporate profits and to maintain favor with the The A-List Diet Fitness Plan rulers While this book only covers a tiny pro. Ught and won theight for prisoners to have judicial The Amethyst Road review this important book will be of immense interest to liberals and conservatives alike With shocking facts and firsthand accounts Margulies takeseaders deep into the Guanta namo Bay prison into the interrogation ooms and secret cells where hundreds of men and boys have been designated enemy combatants Held without legal process they have been consigned to live out their days in isolatio.
Portion of these issues in its discussion of the Bush administration s decision to detain people illegally and disregard international law
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sad book about the abuse of power whenbook about the abuse of power when have an imperial presidency It is also a story of how smart people can make bad decisions and When I Grow Up, I'm Going to Play for the Nebraska Cornhuskers rationalize them away I need toemind myself somehow to ead nonfiction in 2020 A balanced and insightful first
hand analysis of the legal morass that is Gitmo A hugelyanalysis of the legal morass that is Gitmo A hugely work for lawyers civil ights activists political scientists and voters alike that also begins to tell the human conseuences of one of the greatest war crimes of the Bush presidency The most critical and unanswered uestion is when will America bring this Die Zarin renegade Administration to justice. N until the Bush administration sees fit toelease them if itever does Margulies warns Americans to be especially concerned by the administration's assertion that the Presidentcan have unlimited and unchecked legal authorityTracing the arguments on both sides of the debate this vitally important book paints a portrait of a country divided on the brink of ethical collapse where the loss of personal freedoms is under greater threat than ever befor.