Ben Golder

Journal article

Balancing national security and human rights: assessing the legal response of common law nations to the threat of terrorism

In this article the authors address the impact which post-September 11 counter-terrorist legislation has had on human rights and civil liberties in a number of common law jurisdictions. The authors conclude that the counter-terrorist legislative regimes in the countries discussed in the article do impinge...

What is 'terrorism'? Problems of legal definition

Despite decades of effort, with even greater focus after September 11, attempts to develop a generally accepted legal definition of terrorism have failed. In this article Ben Golder and George Williams address some of the practical and political problems that lawyers encounter when they attempt...