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

Author: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
Series: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law, 46
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the ensuing 'war on terror' have focused attention on issues that have previously lurked in a dark corner at the edge of the legal universe. 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, historical and comparative  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Gross, Oren.
Law in times of crisis.
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006
XXIX, 481 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
ISBN: 9780511493997 0511493991 9780521833516 0521833515 9780521541237 0521541239
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511493997
OCLC Number: 967421614
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Awards: Winner of ASIL Book Prize 2007
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 481 Seiten)
Contents: Models of accommodation --
Law for all seasons --
Models of extra-legality --
Five degrees of separation --
International human rights and emergencies --
Emergencies and humanitarian law --
Terrorism, emergencies, and international responses to contemporary threats.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international and comparative law, 46
Responsibility: Oren Gross and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.

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