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The Bin Ladin Killing

Extrajudicial Execution and Incarceration in Jewish Law

September 11, 2011 2:00 PM
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The Bin Ladin Killing: Extrajudicial Execution and Incarceration in Jewish Law

Do the laws of war and international criminal justice adequately address unusual cases such as terrorists, piracy or rogue states? What is the legal basis for targeted assassination? A contrast between contemporary, secular legal thought and the Torah's judicial system.
Law; Jurisprudence, Capital Punishment, Crime & Criminal Justice, Terrorism, September 11
Years later, we look back at the 9/11 terror attacks and ask what we have learned as Jews, as Americans and as people.