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Pre-charge detention of terrorist suspects and the right to liberty and security

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This thesis assesses the UK Terrorism Act 2000’s stop and search and pre-charge detention powers against liberty and security rights. It proposes that criminalizing ‘terrorism’, and legitimacy of counter-terrorism laws, depends on moral and legal norms defining legitimate sovereign power. External norms of territorial sovereignty and non-intervention define and legitimize external defensive actions by the state to protect nation state security. Individual liberty and security rights, spec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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Local pid:
ora:5549

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