Preventing a Reign of Terror: Civil Liberties Implications of Terrorism Legislation
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law
Joseph Edward Olson
Hamline University - School of Law
Oklahoma City Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1996
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 102
JEL Classification: K14
Date posted: June 16, 1997 ; Last revised: December 8, 2008
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