aA path-breaking must-read for government leaders, strategists, and all concerned Americans.aaGeneral Wesley K. Clark In Preemption one of our nationas foremost legal scholars puts forward a controversial new theory on crime and punishment in the postmodern world. Using the American governmentas 2003 invasion of Iraq as a starting point, Alan M. Dershowitz tracks our societyas increasing reliance on preemptive action. In Preemption, which Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals calls alucid, sober, courageous, and historically informed, a 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.the subject of vagrancy and disorderly person (or conduct) statutes: the aquot;idleaquot;; those who aquot;go about from door to dooraquot;; aquot;all ... to cause such person to be apprehended and kept safely locked up in some secure place within such city, . . . and, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Preemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways (Issues of Our Time)|
|Author||:||Alan M. Dershowitz|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2007-02-17|