Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency: Security and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism

Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency: Security and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism

by Aniceto Masferrer (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400796447
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Series: Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice , #14
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.- About the Contributors.- Introduction: Security, Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism in the Post 9/11 Era; Aniceto Masferrer.- Part I State Power and Legal Responses from an Historical Perspective.- Chapter 1 The State Power and the Limits of the Principle of Sovereignty: An Historical Approach: Aniceto Masferrer and Juan A. Obarrio.- Chapter 2 Legal Concepts of Terrorism as Political Crime and International Criminal Law in 18th and 19th Century Europe; Karl Härter.- Part II Defining Terrorism.- Chapter 3 Civilising the Exception: Universally Defining Terrorism; by Ben Saul.- Chapter 4 Terrorism: Limits between Crime and War. The Fallacy of the Slogan ‘War on Terror’; Mariona Llobet.- Part III Keeping Counter-Terrorism Within The Criminal Law Justice? .- Chapter 5 The Impact of Contemporary Security Agendas against Terrorism on the Substantive Criminal Law; Clive Walker.- Chapter 6 The War on Terror and Crusading Judges: Re-establishing the Primacy of the Criminal Justice System; Francesca M. Galli.- Chapter 7 Secret Evidence and its Alternatives; Kent Roach.- Chapter 8 Evolution of British Law on Terrorism: From Ulster to Global Terrorism (1970-2010); Leandro Martínez-Peñas & Manuela Fernández-Rodríguez.- Chapter 9 Australian Responses to 9/11: New World Legal Hybrids? Simon Bronitt & Susan Donkin.- Chapter 10 Democratic States’ Response to Terrorism: A Comparative Reflection on the Perceived Role of the Judiciary in the Protection of Human Rights and Civil Liberties Marinella Marmo.- Chapter 11 The U.S. Response to Cuban and Puerto Rican Right-Wing Terrorism in the pre and post 9/11 Era José M. Atiles-Osoria.- Part IV Counter-Terrorism from an International-Law Perspective.- Chapter 12 Permanent Legal Emergencies and the Derogation Clause in International Human Rights Treaties: A Contradiction?; Christopher Michaelsen.- Chapter 13 National Self-Defence in the Age of Terrorism: Immediacy and State Attribution; Mark Kielsgard.

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