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Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions

Wadie E. Said


The U.S. government's power to categorize individuals as terrorist suspects and therefore ineligible for certain long-standing constitutional protections has expanded exponentially since 9/11, all the while remaining resistant to oversight. This book provides a dissection of the government's advantages over suspects in criminal prosecutions of terrorism, which are driven by a preventive mindset that purports to stop plots before they can come to fruition. It establishes the background for these controversial policies and practices and then demonstrates how they have impeded the normal goals of ... More

Keywords: terrorism, criminal prosecution, material support, evidence, informants, spying, federal court

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199969494
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969494.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wadie E. Said, author
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, Associate Professor of Law, USA