Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter 2009

Hardcover | August 18, 2009

EditorMichael Newton, Charles Garraway, Elies van Sliedregt

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Published annually, Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter is a collection of the most important cases in security law from around the world. Handpicked and introduced by internationally renowned terrorism scholar Michael Newton and by a distinguished board of global experts, the casesincluded cover topics as diverse as human rights, immigration, freedom of speech, and terrorist financing. All cases are also accompanied by headnotes that summarize the key issues for the benefit of researchers. This unique resource serves scholars, students, and practitioners seeking anauthoritative and comprehensive resource for security law research like no other publication on the market.The 2009 edition includes cases highlighting issues such as:* The increasingly interconnected nature of terrorism as a transnational legal problem. * The interface of domestic law with international obligations in the context of armed conflict. * This volume is also notable for the depth of consolidated criminal law cases. R v. Horncastle and Others, a case from the United Kingdom, provides an extensive analysis of the parameters for the admissibility of hearsay evidence, and thus helps readers understand the core of perhaps the mostimportant of the controversies surrounding the ongoing trials held at Guantanamo Bay following the amendments to the U.S. Military Commissions Act enacted during the Obama administration.Each annual edition serves a function of unique and growing importance as the one source that juxtaposes international decisions with those emanating from domestic forums. The comprehensive index also helps the reader to synthesize the commonality of issues.

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Published annually, Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter is a collection of the most important cases in security law from around the world. Handpicked and introduced by internationally renowned terrorism scholar Michael Newton and by a distinguished board of global experts, the casesincluded cover topics as diverse as human right...

Michael A. Newton is a professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt Law School and an expert in terrorism and the law of war. Over the course of his career, he has published more than 50 articles and book chapters, as well as opinion pieces for the New York Times, International Herald Tribune and other papers. He has supervised Vande...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:818 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:August 18, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introductory NoteHow to UseList of SubjectsTable of CasesI. TERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITYA. Detention1. Military Detention2. Torture/Risk of Torture3. Guant namo BayB. Terrorist SuspectsC. ContractorsD. State SecretsF. Criminal Law1. Extradition2. Police and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters3. Admissible Trial Evidence4. Criminal Jurisdiction5. Sentencing6. Conspiracy to Commit Terrorist ActsG. Al QaedaII. CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND CIVIL LIBERTIESA. Procedural Rights:1. 4th Amendment2. Habeas Corpus3. Standing4. Fair Trial5. Jurisdiction6. Non-justiciabilityB. Substantive Rights and Claims1. 1st AmendmentC. Torts1. Alien Tort Statute ("ATS")2. Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA")D. Surveillance/FISAE. Patriot ActF. Immigration/VisasG. Restrictive Measures1. Control OrdersH. Human Rights1. International Human Rights2. Geneva Conventions3. European Convention on Human Rights4. Extraordinary RenditionI. Law of NationsIII. FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF TERRORISMA. Terrorist Sponsorship/Financing1. Conspiracy to Provide Material SupportB. Frozen AssetsC. 1267 Sanctions CommitteeIV. SPECIFIC REGIONSA. U.K.B. Columbia/FARCC. Middle East/IsraelD. Africa