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SHAWN BOYNE is a fellow at the Institute of Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She was a staff member of the Southern California Law Review and co-founder of the University of Southern California’s Review of Law and Women’s Studies. After practicing law as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney in New Mexico for nearly a decade, Ms. Boyne began pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin. Her current work focuses on the intersection of politics, law, and culture. Her recent publications include “The Future of Liberal Democracies in a Time of Terror: A Comparison of the Impact on Civil Liberties in the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States” (Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law 111, Vol. 11, 2003); “Law, Terrorism, and Social Movements: The Tension Between Politics and Security in Germany’s Anti-Terrorism Legislation,” (Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law 41, Vol. 12); and “The Tension Between Security and Justice: German Courts and the 9/11 Suspect Cases” (Temple Political & Civil Rights Review, Spring 2005). Ms. Boyne received her B.A. from Cornell University and J.D. from the University of Southern California.
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Authored by Ms. Shawn Boyne, Mr. Michael German, Dr. Paul R Pillar, Dr. Dallas D. Owens.
The readings in this volume address one of the fundamental assumptions underlying the conduct of the War on Terrorism - the nature of our enemy, whether perpetrators of terrorist activities are criminals or soldiers (combatants).