Emory International Law Review

Volume 25Issue 1
Book Review

Principles of Counter-Terrorism Law

Laurie R. Blank | 25 Emory Int'l L. Rev. 771 (2011)

In the nearly ten years since the attacks of September 11, 2001, the legal framework to address terrorism and terrorist attacks has grown, stretched, and been tested from all angles. The study of counter-terrorism and the law applicable to both terrorist acts and responses to terrorism has, naturally, become widespread at law schools and other institutions of higher learning across the United States and worldwide. Principles of Counter-Terrorism Law is a useful and comprehensive addition to this fast-moving field, where new issues arise, cases are decided, and responses are debated nearly daily. It is concise and easily digested, as appropriate for a hornbook, yet it also offers students and other readers a thorough analysis and grasp of the full range of issues triggered by terrorism and counter-terror operations and efforts.

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