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ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Department of Politics and Philosophy.
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Open LibraryOL21057094M

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This thoroughly researched book covers a short time frame in the period of 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland and charts the collusion between the security forces in perpetrating scores of bombings and shootings, clearly targeting innocent Catholic citizens and costing many lives/5(). The Right to Life in Northern Ireland Article in Journal of Law and Society 32(1) - 89 March with 42 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The use of lethal force to prevent terrorist attacks raises a range of legal, moral and policy challenges. This note examines recent legislative changes in Australia which empower the military to use lethal force against hijacked aircraft. arising from non-lethal force; the influential quartet of cases arising out of the Northern Ireland troubles; recent judgments concerning cases arising out of the conflict in Chechnya; and finally through to a critical review of the effectiveness of the European Court. * Juliet Chevalier-Watts, Lecturer in Law, University of Waikato.

The right to life is listed first because it is the most basic human right of all: if one could be arbitrarily deprived of one’s right to life, all other rights would become illusory. The fundamental nature of the right is also clear from the fact that it is “non-derogable”: it may not be denied even in “time of war or other public emergency. Lethal force includes: • The use of force which is intended to result in the death of a person and which has that effect. • The use of force which results in the death of a person and which could have been reasonably foreseen to have that consequence. • The use of force which results in serious injury to a person, where death could.   Abstract. Articles 1 and 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights, when read together, require a proper and adequate official investigation into deaths resulting from the actions of state agents, both from the use of lethal force, and also in situations arising from the negligence of agents that leads to a by:   Here’s when British police are legally allowed to shoot under a new policy on lethal force during the Troubles in Northern Ireland when it was alleged the use of lethal force will only Author: Nicholas Clapham.