Federico Fabbrini (iCourts) publishes new book edited with Vicki Jackson (Harvard Law School) – University of Copenhagen

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31 March 2016

Federico Fabbrini (iCourts) publishes new book edited with Vicki Jackson (Harvard Law School)

Federico Fabbrini and Vicki Jackson have edited a book on "Constitutionalism Across Borders in the Struggle Against Terrorism".

This edited collection explores the topic of constitutionalism across borders in the struggle against terrorism, analyzing how constitutional rules and principles relevant in the field of counter-terrorism move across borders.

Various chapters underline how constitution-like norms consolidate at the level of international and supranational organizations as a limit to the exercise of public power in the field of counter-terrorism policy, especially counter-terrorism financing. Other chapters examine the extraterritorial application of constitutional rights and the migration of constitutional norms – or anti-constitutional practices – from one state to another.

Still others consider how transnational cooperation between states in areas such as intelligence gathering and data sharing may call for updating domestic constitutional law rules or for new international law compacts entrenching rights across borders. What emerges is a picture of the complex interplay of constitutional law, international law, criminal law and the law of war, creating webs of norms and regulations that apply in the struggle against terrorism conducted across increasingly porous borders.

Read more about the book here.