Detention in the 'War on Terror': Can Human Rights Fight Back?

Detention in the 'War on Terror': Can Human Rights Fight Back?

by Fiona de Londras

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ISBN-13: 9781107538153
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/02/2015
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Fiona de Londras is a lecturer at University College Dublin School of Law where she specialises in terrorism, human rights and constitutionalism.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Panic, fear and counter-terrorist law-making; 2. The right to be free from arbitrary detention; 3. Counter-terrorist detention: the executive approach; 4. Legislating for counter-terrorist detention; 5. International human rights law's resilience in the face of panic; 6. Judicial responses to counter-terrorist detention: rights-based resistance?; 7. Conclusion.

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