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Securing liberty in the face of terror: Reflections from criminal justice

Abstract:

Post-9/11 the equilibrium between security and liberty has been subject to intense political and philosophical interrogation. The metaphor of balance, although perilous, is so pervasive as to demand scrutiny of what lies in the scales, what tips them, and in whose interest. Though international and constitutional lawyers have dominated the debate about balance, the experience of criminal justice suggests that articulating a principled approach provides greater prospects of protecting rights a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
507-533
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-6478
ISSN:
0263-323X
URN:
uuid:31edee47-a69d-49fb-a604-1a6e6af2b086
Source identifiers:
479865
Local pid:
pubs:479865
Language:
English

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