National Security Law & Counterterrorism Law 2010-2011 Supplement-Peter Raven-Hansen, Stephen Dycus, William C. Banks

  • Title: National Security Law & Counterterrorism Law 2010-2011 Supplement
  • Author: Peter Raven-Hansen, Stephen Dycus, William C. Banks
  • Released: 2010-08-18
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  • Pages: 480
  • ISBN: 0735598622
  • ISBN13: 978-0735598621
  • ASIN: 0735598622


New materials in the 2010-2011 annual supplement for National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law address the rapid developments in the field, providing essential content for your course.

Published in August 2010, the supplement offers timely inclusion of:

  • National Security Strategy, May 2010 (excerpts) (current U.S. policy statement that nicely frames up many of the issues covered in our courses)
  • Letter from the President Regarding the War Powers Report, Dec. 16, 2009 (brief description of ongoing U.S. military engagements around the world)
  • Harold Hongju Koh, The Obama Administration and International Law, Mar. 25, 2010 (remarks on targeted killings)
  • Doe v. Holder (Doe VI) (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 20, 2009) (the latest in the long-running NSL case0029
  • Al-Kidd v. Ashcroft (9th Cir. Sept. 4, 2009) (Bivens action challenging the use of the material witness statute to detain and interrogate in a terrorism investigation)
  • Farag v. United States (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 24, 2008) (picks up where the Iqbal decisions leave off, providing a review of the law concerning profiling of suspected terrorists)
  • Al Maqaleh v. Gates (D.C. Cir. May 21, 2010) (testing the availability of the writ of habeas corpus to prisoners in Afghanistan)
  • Letter from Attorney General Holder to Senator McConnell, Feb. 3, 2010 (rationale for detention of the Christmas Day aircraft bomber in Detroit by law enforcement authorities)
  • Al-Bihani v. Obama (D.C. Cir. Jan 4, 2010) (the first post-Boumediene habeas decision to reach the D.C. Circuit, addressing statutory authorities for military detention, the relevance of international law, and procedural rights of detainees)
  • Final Report: Guantanamo Review Task Force, Jan. 22, 201
  • Arar v. Ashcroft (2d Cir. Nov. 2, 2009) (en banc) (latest in the saga of Maher Arar’s extraordinary rendition to Syria)
  • Military Commissions Act of 2009, Oct. 28, 2009
  • Executive Order No. 13, 292, Classified National Security Information, Dec. 29, 2009 (new Obama executive order on classification)
  • Dep’t of Defense v. ACLU (S. Ct. Nov. 30, 2009) (notes on the FOIA request for photos of abusive interrogation by U.S. officials of detainees)
  • Attorney General Memo re Policies and Procedures Governing Invocation of the State Secrets Privilege, Sept. 23, 2009

Materials that become available during the coming academic year will be edited and posted on the “Professor Materials” section of each casebook’s website, and may be downloaded by adopters and distributed to students.