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Preventing a Reign of Terror: Civil Liberties Implications of Terrorism Legislation


David B. Kopel


Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law

Joseph Olson


Hamline University - School of Law


Oklahoma City Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1996

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Domestic terrorism is not a reason to abrogate constitutional rights, argues this 101-page paper, which discusses the 1996 omnibus federal terrorism bill, and other terror proposals. Topics include: scope of the terrorism problem; Britain's mistaken response to terror; use of the military in law enforcement; the Internet; militias; wiretapping; the FBI; and federalizing local crime.

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Date posted: June 16, 1997 ; Last revised: December 8, 2008

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Kopel, David B. and Olson, Joseph, Preventing a Reign of Terror: Civil Liberties Implications of Terrorism Legislation. Oklahoma City Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1996. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=10476

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David B. Kopel (Contact Author)
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Joseph Edward Olson
Hamline University - School of Law ( email )
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Saint Paul, MN 55104-1237
United States
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