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  • Detention without trial in the United Kingdom: From empire to the 'War on Terror' 

    Duffy, Aoife (2014-05-16)
    This thesis analyses detention without trial in the United Kingdom by applying a socio-legal lens to several instances where these extra-judicial powers have been adopted. What will emerge from this examination is twofold. ...
  • Empire, emergency & the law 

    Reynolds, John (2014-05-27)
    This thesis interrogates the nature of emergency legal doctrine -- from the institutional and constitutional planes of international relations, national security and political economy, down to more mundane planes of daily ...
  • Golden cages: refugees, camps and the politics of law 

    Bushnell, Alexis (2015-12-09)
    This thesis explores the interplay between the refugee as a figure and the refugee camp as a space, and interrogates how this interplay has informed international refugee law as well as examining the gaps in international ...
  • Habeas Corpus in international law 

    Farrell, Brian (2014-05-04)
    This thesis seeks to determine its location, scope, application, and significance of the right to habeas corpus in international law. It examines the history of the right, looks the guarantees contained in international ...
  • On the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law 

    O'Sullivan, Aisling (2013-08-30)
    The debate which envelopes the principle of universal jurisdiction draws out a "dark side" of the international criminal law project because the commitment by the international community to individual criminal accountability ...
  • On Torture 

    Farrell, Michelle (2011-04-26)
    This thesis argues that the ticking bomb scenario is a fiction and it accordingly asks, "if it is a fiction, how does it exercise the power of a black hole in modern memory? How does it bend all argument to its narrative, ...