Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security

Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security

by Mary L. Volcansek
     
 

Courts and Terrorism examines the response of judiciaries in nine separate nations to terror tactics and the common themes experienced.See more details below

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Courts and Terrorism examines the response of judiciaries in nine separate nations to terror tactics and the common themes experienced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107001107
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Mary L. Volcansek; 1. Detention and security versus liberty in times of national emergency David M. O'Brien; 2. One more casualty of the 'war on terror' Aya Gruber; 3. State secrets and democratic values Louis Fisher; 4. What lessons can be drawn from a sui generis case? The global 'war on terror' and Northern Ireland Richard Finnegan; 5. The British experience with terrorism: from the IRA to Al Qaeda Mary L. Volcansek; 6. Detention and treatment of suspected terrorists under the European Convention on Human Rights Donald W. Jackson; 7. Australia's commonwealth model and terrorism Michael C. Tolley; 8. Judicial rejection as substantial relief: the Israeli supreme court and the 'war on terror' Menachem Hofnung and Karen Weinshall-Margel; 9. Preserving rights and protecting the public: the Italian experience Carlo Guarnieri; 10. 'Squaring the circle': fighting terror while consolidating democracy in Spain Blanca Rodriguez Ruiz; 11. Democracy and terrorism in Colombia Victor M. Uribe-Urán and Harry Mora; Conclusion: lessons learned Mary L. Volcansek and John F. Stack, Jr.

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