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Torturing Democracy Through the American Wars on Crime and Terrorism?


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Speaker(s): Professor Randall Coyne
Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin

Recorded on 10 November 2008 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Professor Coyne examines the cost to civil liberties and freedom of America's wars-without-end: the war on terrorism and the war on crime. Coyne's lecture touches on the constitutional questions raised by detention of foreign nationals at Guantanamo Bay, the US' continuing support of capital punishment, and his work for 'enemy combatants' and death-row prisoners. Randall Coyne is Edna Asper Elkouri and Frank Elkouri Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

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