Law's Wars, Law's Trials

March 06, 2019

Richard Abel discussed the fate of the rule of law when there is a perceived threat to the security of the state by describing the ways in which the rule of law was contested during the "war on terror" after 9/11 and the legal processes that justified that contestation.

Richard Abel is a Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA. He is also a former president of the Law and Society Association and is a current editor of African Law and Society Review amongst others.