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Why Terrorism Works Understanding the Threat, Responding to the Challenge

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ISBN-10: 0300101538

ISBN-13: 9780300101539

Edition: 2003

Authors: Alan M. Dershowitz

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List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.94" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Sandra Day O'Connor was born in El Paso, Texas, attended college and law school at Stanford University, has been married to John O'Connor since 1952, and they have three sons. She was Arizona state senator from 1969-1975, and she served on the Arizona Court of Appeals from 1979-1981. Nominated by President Reagan as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, she took the oath of office on September 25, 1981, the first woman to do so.Attorney and bestselling author Alan M. Dershowitz was first in his class at Yale Law School. Dershowitz was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal and the youngest full professor in the history of Harvard Law School. He is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Dershowitz has represented many controversial clients, including O. J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley and Patricia Hearst. His books include Reasonable Doubt (about the O. J. Simpson trial) and Sexual McCarthyism: Clinton, Starr, and the Emerging Constitutional Crisis.

Introduction
Deterring Terrorism
The Internationalization of Terrorism: How Our European Allies Made September 11 Inevitable
How an Amoral Society Could Fight Terrorism
Should the Ticking Bomb Terrorist Be Tortured? A Case Study in How a Democracy Should Make Tragic Choices
Striking the Right Balance
Conclusion: Are We Overreacting?
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index