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Oñati international series in law and society.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.