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Civil litigation against terrorism

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Terrorism -- United States.,
    • Criminal liability -- United States.,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by John Norton Moore.
      ContributionsMoore, John Norton, 1937-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9430 .C58 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 294 p. ;
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3695663M
      ISBN 100890894515
      LC Control Number2003101229

        terrorism measures proportional to the threats posed by terrorism? But, although addressed in the “public debate,” there had been less written about the effects that the ‘war on terror’ has had and continues to have on the absolute legal prohibition against torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment and punishment.   Mr. Flatow's lead lawyer, Steven R. Perles, an authority on international law who has sued and represented several foreign countries mostly in commercial litigation, contends that civil lawsuits.

      In light of the ongoing war against terrorism, can the United States maintain its dedication to protecting civil liberties without compromising security? At stake is nothing less than whether the ideas associated with the modern period of political philosophy, the freedom of conscience, the inviolable rights of the individual to privacy, the constitutionally limited state, as well as the more. Anti-Terrorism Laws. Hagens Berman’s anti-terrorism legal team fights on behalf of terrorism victims by suing terrorists and those that support them. Money is the lifeblood of terrorist operations. It is often provided to terrorist organizations by foreign governments or corporations because of ideological or business reasons.

      A joint U.S.-U.K. investigation into the bombing eventually led back to two suspects with alleged ties to Libyan intelligence. Ordinarily, private claims against Libya would be barred in U.S. courts because of the FSIA. In , however, Congress adopted a novel exception to the FSIA for certain claims against state sponsors of terrorism. She has been praised for winning multi-million-dollar lawsuits against terrorists, their financial backers and foreign governments in U.S. courts. Through her organization, the Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Centre, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner’s goal is to bankrupt terrorism by stopping the flow of money that funds it, through massive civil suits and.


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