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Title Shooting to kill [electronic resource] : socio-legal perspectives on the use of lethal force / edited by Simon Bronitt, Miriam Gani and Saskia Hufnagel.
Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Oñati international series in law and society.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Theoretical and ethical perspectives -- The rule of law, legal positivism and states of emergency / Tom Campbell -- Civil emergencies and the claims of innocence / John Kleinig and Tziporah Kasachkoff -- The right of life between absolute and proportional protection / Kai Möller -- Can states commit crimes? / Andrew Vincent -- Law, death and denial in the 'Global War on Terror' / Russell Hogg -- pt. II. Legal frameworks for shooting to kill -- Shooting to kill innocents : necessity, self-defence and duress in the Commonwealth criminal code / Ian Leader-Elliott -- Regulating reasonable force : policing in the shadows of the law / Simon Bronitt and Miriam Gani -- When shooting to kill is authorised by the state : a feminist analysis / Kylie Weston-Scheuber -- Fundamental rights and findamental difference : comparing the right to human dignity and criminal liability in Germany and Australia / Saskia Hufnagel -- pt. III. Shooting to kill in context : case studies -- The fatal police shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes : is anyone responsible? / Ian Gordon and Seumas MIller -- The use of lethal force in counter-piracy operations offi Somalia / Douglas Guilfoyle and Andrew Murdoch -- Unlawful killing with combat drones : a case study of Pakistan, 2004-2009 / Mary Ellen O'Connell -- Corporations that kill : prosecuting Blackwater / David Kinley and Odette Murray.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Police shootings -- Law and legislation.
Police shootings -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Police shootings -- Political aspects.
Added Author Bronitt, Simon.
Gani, Miriam.
Hufnagel, Saskia.
Ebooks Corporation
Added Title Socio-legal perspectives on the use of lethal force
Related To Original 9781849462921 1849462925 (DLC) 2012540356
ISBN 1782250425 (electronic bk.)
9781782250425 (electronic bk.)
9781849462921 (cloth : alk. paper)
1849462925 (cloth : alk. paper)
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