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Published: 16 January 2014

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199301553

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Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law

US and UK Perspectives

Dr. Robert H. Wagstaff

Terrorism and Global Justice Series

  • Historical review of over-reactions of the US and UK administrations to threats of terrorism and war
  • Overview of the jurisprudential discussion surrounding the Rule of Law
  • Analysis of US and UK court decisions regarding indefinite detentions
  • Explanation of a "war paradigm" method versus the tried and true criminal law approach
  • Examination of the basis and justification for detentions

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