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Law in times of crisis : emergency powers in theory and practice

Author: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ni Aoláin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ni Aoláin
ISBN: 0521541239 9780521541237
OCLC Number: 475089690
Awards: Winner of ASIL Book prize 2007
Description: xxix, 481 p.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Table of cases; Table of treaties; Table of legislation; Table of international materials; Introduction; Part I: 1. Models of accommodation; 2. Law for all seasons; 3. Models of extra-legality; 4. Five degrees of separation; Part II: 5. International human rights and emergencies; 6. Emergencies and humanitarian law; 7. Terrorism, emergencies and international responses to contemporary threats; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law.
Responsibility: Oren Gross and Fionnuala Ni Aoláin.
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'This book rightfully takes its place as an important and novel addition to discussions regarding law's response to crisis.' The Law and Politics Book Review 'Quite apart from the impressive reach of Read more...

 
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