Law, liberty, and the pursuit of terrorism /

It is commonly believed that a state facing a terrorist threat responds with severe legislation that compromises civil liberties in favour of national security. Roger Douglas compares responses to terrorism by five liberal democracies the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New...

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Main Author: Douglas, Roger (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • The specter of terrorism
  • Responding to the threat
  • What is terrorism?
  • Gathering information
  • Protecting government secrets while protecting due process?
  • Guilt by association
  • Terrorism offences
  • Detention without conviction
  • Torture and coercive questioning.