Principles of Counter-Terrorism Law

Authors: Gurule, Jimmy / Corn, Geoffrey S.
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2011
  • Publication Date: December 20th, 2010
  • ISBN: 9780314205445
  • Subject: Terrorism
  • Series: Concise Hornbook Series
  • Type: Hornbook Treatises
  • Description: The book examines the military and law enforcement responses to international terrorism. Subjects include the legal authority to use military force; determining when the law of armed conflict comes into force; the law of targeting and how this authority is applied to terrorist operatives; preventive detention; prosecution of terrorists by military commission; the legal framework for gathering counter-terrorism intelligence information; prosecuting terrorists and their sponsors; freezing terrorist assets; and civil liability for personal injury or death caused by acts of international terrorism.