Below, you will find a selection of recent and forthcoming work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field today. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.


Stephen HolmesThe Matador’s Cape: America’s Reckless Response to Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Samuel RascoffGlobal Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford University Press, 2016) (with Zachary K. Goldman)

Margaret SatterthwaiteGender, National Security and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives (Routledge, 2013) (ed. with Jayne Huckerby)

Stephen SchulhoferSurveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations (Hart Publishing, 2017) (ed. with David D. Cole and Federico Fabbrini)

Stephen SchulhoferRethinking the Patriot Act: Keeping America Safe and Free (Century Foundation Press, 2005)

Stephen SchulhoferThe War on Our Freedoms: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism (PublicAffairs, 2003)

Stephen SchulhoferThe Enemy Within: Intelligence Gathering, Law Enforcement and Civil Liberties in the Wake of September 11 (Century Foundation Press, 2002)


David Golove. "United States: The Bush Administration's ‘War on Terrorism’ in the Supreme Court," 3 Int’l J. Const. L. 128 (2005) Abstract 

David GoloveThe Supreme Court, the War on Terror, and the American Just War Constitutional Tradition, in International Law in the U.S. Supreme Court: Continuity and Change 561 (David L. Sloss, Michael D. Ramsey and William S. Dodge, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Ryan Goodman. "The Obama Administration: Targeting “War-Sustaining” Objects in Non-International Armed Conflict," 110 Am. J. Int'l L. 663 (2016) Abstract Ryan Goodman,

Ryan Goodman. "Authorization Versus Regulation of Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict," 91 Int'l L. Stud. Ser. US Naval War Col. 155 (2015)

Ryan Goodman. "The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants," 24 Eur. J. Int’l L. 819 (2013) Abstract 

Ryan Goodman. "Rationales for Detention: Security Threats and Intelligence Value," 85 Int'l L. Stud. Ser. US Naval War Col. 371 (2009)

Ryan Goodman. "The Detention of Civilians in Armed Conflict," 103 Am. J. Int'l L. 48 (2009) Abstract

Ryan Goodman. "International Law, U.S. War Powers, and the Global War on Terror," 118 Harv. L. Rev. 2653 (2005) (with Derek Jinks)

Ryan Goodman. "Norms and National Security: The WTO as a Catalyst for Inquiry," 2 Chi. J. Int'l L. 101 (2001) Abstract

Stephen Holmes. "Why Counterterrorism Mocks the Laws of War," VI Teoria Politica (Madrid: Marcial Pons) 103 (2016)

Stephen Holmes. "In Case of Emergency: Misunderstanding Tradeoffs in the War on Terror," 97 Cal. L. Rev. 301 (2009) Abstract 

Stephen HolmesConclusion, in Security v. Liberty: Conflicts Between Civil Liberties and National Security in American History 208 (Daniel Farber, ed., Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)

Trevor Morrison. "The Middle Ground in Judicial Review of Enemy Combatant Detentions," 45 Willamette L. Rev.453 (2009) Abstract 

Trevor MorrisonThe Story of United States v. U.S. District Court (Keith): The Surveillance Power, in Presidential Power Stories 287 (Curtis A. Bradley and Christopher H. Schroeder, eds., Foundation Press, 2009)

Richard Pildes. "Targeted Warfare: Individuating Enemy Responsibility," 88 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1521 (2013) (with Samuel Issacharoff) Abstract

Richard PildesDrones and the Dilemma of Modern Warfare, in Drone Wars: Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy 388 (Peter Bergen and Daniel Rothenberg, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2015) (with Samuel Issacharoff)

Samuel Rascoff. "Presidential Intelligence," 129 Harv. L. Rev. 633 (2016)

Samuel Rascoff. "The Norm Against Economic Espionage for the Benefit of Private Firms: Some Theoretical Reflections," 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. 249 (2016)

Samuel Rascoff. "Counterterrorism and New Deterrence," 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 831 (2014) Abstract 

Samuel Rascoff, "Establishing Official Islam? The Law and Strategy of Counter-Radicalization," 64 Stan. L. Rev.125 (2012) Abstract 

Samuel Rascoff, "Domesticating Intelligence," 83 S. Cal. L. Rev. 575 (2010) Abstract 

Margaret Satterthwaite, "De-Torturing the Logic : the Contribution of CAT General Comment 2 to the Debate over Extraordinary Rendition," 11 N.Y.C. L. Rev. 281 (2009)

Margaret Satterthwaite, "Rendered Meaningless: Extraordinary Rendition and the Rule of Law," 75 Geo. Wash. L. Rev.1333 (2007) Abstract 

Margaret SatterthwaiteIntroduction, in Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives 1 (Margaret L. Satterthwaite and Jayne C. Huckerby, eds., Routledge, 2013) (with Jayne C. Huckerby)

Margaret SatterthwaiteMissing Indicators, Disappearing Gender: Measuring USAID's Programming to Counter Violent Extremism, in Gender, National Security and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives 82 (Margaret L. Satterthwaite and Jayne C. Huckerby, eds., Routledge, 2013)

Margaret SatterthwaiteThe Legal Regime Governing Transfer of Persons in the Fight Against Terrorism, in Counter-Terrorism Strategies in a Fragmented International Legal Order: Meeting the Challenges 589 (Larissa van den Herik and Nico Schrijver, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Stephen Schulhofer. "An International Right to Privacy? Be Careful What You Wish for," 14 Int'l J. Const. L. 238 (2016)

Stephen Schulhofer. "American Policing at the Crossroads: Unsustainable Policies and the Procedural Justice Alternative," 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 335 (2011) (with Tom Tyler and Aziz Huq) Abstract 

Stephen Schulhofer. "Mechanisms for Eliciting Cooperation in Counterterrorism Policing: Evidence from the United Kingdom," 8 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 728 (2011) (with Aziz Huq and Tom Tyler) Abstract 

Stephen Schulhofer. "Why Does the Public Cooperate with Law Enforcement? The Influences of the Purposes and Targets of Policing," 17 Psychol. Pub. Pol’y & L. 429 (2011) (with Aziz Huq and Tom Tyler) Abstract

Stephen Schulhofer. "Legitimacy and Deterrence Effects in Counterterrorism Policing: A Study of Muslim Americans," 44 Law & Soc’y Rev. 365 (2010) (with Tom R. Tyler and Aziz Z. Huq) Abstract 

Stephen Schulhofer. "Prosecuting Suspected Terrorists: The Role of the Civilian Courts," 2 Advance: The Journal of the ACS Issue Groups 63 (2008)

Stephen SchulhoferChecks and Balances in Wartime: American, British and Israeli Experiences," 102 Mich. L. Rev.1906 (2004) Abstract 

Stephen SchulhoferA Transatlantic Privacy Pact?: A Skeptical View, in Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations 173 (David D. Cole, Federico Fabbrini and Stephen Schulhofer, eds., Hart Publishing, 2017)

Stephen SchulhoferIntroduction: Privacy and Surveillance in Transatlantic Perspective, in Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations 1 (David D. Cole, Federico Fabbrini and Stephen Schulhofer, eds., Hart Publishing, 2017)

Stephen SchulhoferEnhancing Effectiveness in Counterterrorism Policing, in Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligence 232 (Thierry Delpeuch and Jacqueline E. Ross, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)

Stephen SchulhoferOversight of National Security Secrecy in the United States, in Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law 22 (David Cole, Federico Fabbrini and Arianna Vedaschi, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013)

Jason Schultz, Ifeoma Ajunwa, and Kate Crawford. "Limitless Worker Surveillance," 105 California Law Review 735 (2017)