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The Long Decade: How 9/11 Changed the Law

David Jenkins, Amanda Jacobsen, and Anders Henriksen

Abstract

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 precipitated significant legal changes over the ensuing ten years, a “long decade” that saw both domestic and international legal systems evolve in reaction to the seemingly permanent threat of international terrorism. At the same time, globalization produced worldwide insecurity that weakened the nation-state’s ability to monopolize violence and assure safety for its people. This book contains contributions by international legal scholars who critically reflect on how the terrorist attacks of 9/11 precipitated these legal changes, and examines how the uncertainti ... More

Keywords: 9/11, terrorism, globalization, security, constitutionalism, rule of law, democracy, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199368327
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368327.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Jenkins, editor
University of Copenhagen School of Law

Amanda Jacobsen, editor
University of Copenhagen School of Law

Anders Henriksen, editor
University of Copenhagen School of Law

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