Contributor biographical information for Beyond the law : the Bush Administration's unlawful responses in the "War" on Terror / Jordan J. Paust.


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Jordan J. Paust is the Mike and Teresa Baker Law Center Professor of International Law at the Law Center of the University of Houston. He received an A.B. and a J.D. from UCLA, an LL.M. from the University of Virginia, and is a J.S.D. Candidate at Yale University. Professor Paust has also been a Visiting Edward Ball Eminent Scholar University Chair in International Law at Florida State University, a Fulbright Professor at the University of Salzburg, Austria, and a member of the faculty of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s School, International Law Division. He has served on several committees on international law, human rights, laws of war, terrorism, and the use of force in the American Society of International Law. He is currently co-chair of the American Society’s International Criminal Law Interest Group. He was the Chair of the Section on International Law of the Association of American Law Schools and was on the Executive Council and the President’s Committee of the American Society of International Law. He has published works all over the world, many of which address treaties, customary international law, jurisdiction, human rights, international crimes and the incorporation of international law into US domestic law.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Detention of persons -- United States.
Terrorists -- Legal status, laws, etc., -- United States
Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
War (International law)
War on Terrorism, 2001-
Executive power -- United States.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Bush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946-
Civil rights -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-