Law, liberty, and the pursuit of terrorism / Roger Douglas.

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 N...

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Main Author: Douglas, Roger (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, [2014]
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.