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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Preventative Detention: A Comparative and International Law Perspective

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Edited by: Stanislaw J. Frankowski

ISBN13: 9780792314653
ISBN: 0792314654
Published: June 1994
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £245.00

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Arbitrary arrest and detention have been the most consistent violations of fundamental individual human rights throughout history. The world's major criminal justice systems reveal the historical struggle between monarchs and dictators on the one hand, and advocates of the supremacy of the rule of law on the other. This struggle has been over the power to arbitrarily arrest and detain persons whether they be accused of common or political crimes.;""Preventive Detention"" seeks to reconcile theory and practice by selecting studies representing different legal systems, thus advancing the multi-disciplinary understanding of the application of international and regional human rights norms in criminal justice systems.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Preventive detention - international standards and the protection of the individual, H. Cook
pre-trial detention in the United States, S. Frankowski and H. Luepke
pre-trial detention in Sweden, A. Nelson
pre-trial detention in Austria, R. Miklau et al
pre-trial detention in Switzerland, B.-D. von Pollern and C.-N. Robert
pre-trial detention in Japan, T. Saito
pre-trial detention in the Soviet Union, I.L. Petrukhin
pre-trial detention in Poland, S. Frankowski.