Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter 2009 Volume 1 by Michael A. Newton

Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter 2009 Volume 1

EditorMichael A. Newton

Hardcover | February 21, 2011

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Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter is an annual 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 cases in this seriescover topics as diverse as human rights, immigration, freedom of speech, and organizational status. This unique series serves scholars, students, and practitioners seeking an authoritative and comprehensive resource for security law research like no other product on the market. The 2009 edition highlights the increasingly interconnected nature of terrorism as a transnational legal problem. Several cases address the interface of domestic law with international obligations in the context of armed conflict. This volume is also notable for the depth of consolidated criminallaw 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 most important of the controversies surrounding the ongoing trials held atGuantanamo Bay following the amendments to the U.S. Military Commissions Act enacted during the Obama administration.This series serves a unique and growing importance as the one source that juxtaposes international decisions with those emanating from domestic forums. The comprehensive index then helps the reader to synthesize the commonality of issues.

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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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Title:Terrorism: International Case Law Reporter 2009 Volume 1Format:HardcoverDimensions:444 pages, 7.24 × 10.24 × 1.18 inPublished:February 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199757801

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Introductory NoteHow to UseList of SubjectsTable of CasesI. Terrorism and National SecurityA. Detention1. Military Detention2. Torture/Risk of Torture3. Guantanamo 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/Visas