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9/11: USA and UK

Thomas, Philip Aneurin 2002. 9/11: USA and UK. Fordham International Law Journal 26 (4) , pp. 1193-1233.

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Abstract

This article is based on the inviolability of the legal principles underlying rule of law and explores the ways in which various governments have responded. In addition, it considers the importance of the legislative processes, recognizing that the failure to honor them leaves open the door to executive exploitation and the misuse of power. It also reflects on the efficiency of anti-terrorist legislation. Does this legislation stop, deter or punish criminals; is it "comfort legislation" directed towards producing and maintaining public confidence; or is it counter-productive through the alienation of innocent victims and ethnic, religious and immigrant groups?

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Publisher: Fordham University School of Law
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 07:38
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/66833

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