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Published: 23 March 2006

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198252986

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Retrospectivity and the Rule of Law

Charles Sampford
Jennie Louise , Sophie Blencowe , and Tom Round

  • The book has a unique focus entirely on retroactivity, a subject normally dealt with only as a subset of constitutional law
  • The book touches on some very topical areas, such as the use of retroactivity in the fight against terrorism. Highly controversial current issues, eg: Guantanamo Bay detainees, Patriot Act etc
  • The book has a very wide readership potential, retroactivity is a controversial constitutional and ethical issue across UK and USA especially, and Australasia and Canada also.