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Equal justice in the balance

America"s legal responses to the emerging terrorist threat

by Raneta Lawson Mack

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dues process of law -- United States,
    • Privacy, Right of -- United States,
    • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention,
    • Law enforcement -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-290) and index.

      StatementRaneta Lawson Mack & Michael J. Kelly ; with a foreword by Michael Ratner.
      ContributionsKelly, Michael J., 1968-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4765 .M23 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3681782M
      ISBN 100472113941
      LC Control Number2003027630

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