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The Sleeper Scenario: Terrorism-Support Laws and the Demands of Prevention
Harvard Journal on Legislation (2005)
  • robert chesney
Abstract
This article provides a comprehensive overview of the law prohibiting the provision of material support to designated foreign terrorist organizations (as well as two related statutes). In it, I examine the origins of the statute, the manner in which it can be used to prosecute persons suspected of being potential terrorists, and an array of constitutional and security-based objections to the law. The article concludes with suggestions for reform.
Keywords
  • terrorism,
  • material support,
  • prevention
Disciplines
Publication Date
December, 2005
Citation Information
robert chesney. "The Sleeper Scenario: Terrorism-Support Laws and the Demands of Prevention" Harvard Journal on Legislation Vol. 42 Iss. 1 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_chesney/5/