Preventive Detention and the Democratic State

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Preventive Detention and the Democratic State tracks the transformation of preventive detention from an emergency measure into an ordinary law enforcement tool in the democratic world. Historically, democracies used preventive detention only in the extraordinary circumstance in which the criminal justice system was impotent. They preferred criminal prosecution and its strict due process requirements to detaining people for a crime they may never commit. This book shows that major democracies have begun using detention as an ...

Preventive Detention and the Democratic State 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107056060

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