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General Ashcroft : attorney at war

Baker, N. V

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  • Creator Nancy V. Baker
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 322 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780700614554, 0700614559
  • OCLC ocm62896384

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-307) and index.

Contents

  • A controversial law officer -- The singular Office of Attorney General -- Understanding Ashcroft -- Framing 9/11 as a war on terrorism -- Presidential action and separation of powers -- Security and liberty -- Surveillance, privacy, and the Patriot Act -- Secrecy and accountability -- General Ashcroft at justice