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Unleashing the Force of Law: Legal Mobilization, National Security, and Basic Freedoms


ISBN13: 9781137455734
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £70.00



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An interdisciplinary, comparative study of the work of lawyers for civil liberties and basic freedoms, integrating socio-legal theoretical frameworks with insights from political lawyering and social movement literature, in order to trace the professionalization of human rights work and analyse the possibilities and limitations of the rule of law.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Law and Society
Contents:
Acknowledgements
Preface
1. Introduction

PART I: POLITICAL CONTEXT OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE JURIDICAL FIELD
2. Counter-terror Measures and Challenges in Law
3. Security, Exceptionalism, and the Rule of Law

PART II: NATURE AND EXTENT OF LEGAL MOBILIZATION
4. The Guantanamo Bay Juridical Field
5. Legal Mobilization and Motivations
6. The 80s Northern Irish Juridical Field
7. The Post-9/11 English and Northern Irish Juridical Fields

PART III: STRATEGIES AND OUTCOMES OF LEGAL MOBILIZATION
8. Legal Formalism and the Right to Liberty
9. Process and Substance in Outcomes

PART IV: CONCLUSION
10. The Force of Law Unleashed?

Series: Palgrave Macmillan Socio-Legal Studies

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