Topic: Anti-terrorism laws: a failure of strategy and a threat to the rule of law - an alternative proposal

Presenter: Associate Professor Rufus Black - Principal Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne and Deputy Chancellor of Victoria University.

The legal regime we have implemented to respond to post 9/11 terrorism represents both a strategic error in countering the threat and a risk to the rule of law. If we are to successfully meet the serious threat that terrorism poses, we need a legal regime premised not on the strategy of the terrorist, but on the established jurisprudence for meeting threats of foreign aggression and violence in a liberal democratic society committed to the rule of law. 

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