Crimes against the state : from treason to terrorism /
- Publication info:
- Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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A form and method of trial of commoners, in cases of high treason, and misprision of high treason : pursuant to the statute made in the seventh year of the reign of the late King William the Third of England, &c. Intituled, An Act for regulating of trials in cases of treason and misprisions of treason : and also in cases of other treasons and misprision of treason, not restrained to the method directed in that statute ; but remain triable and to be proceeded upon according to the course of the common law. --
KF 9392 F67 1746A
- Crimes against the state : from treason to terrorism / Michael Head.
- Main Author:
- Head, Michael, 1952-
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011
- Item Description:
"I have ... examined first the British provisions and then their American and Australian applications, with some references to other English-based legal systems."--Preface, p. [vii].
- Physical Description:
viii, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -291) and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : what are 'crimes against the state'?
- A controversial history
- The United States : free speech in 'war' and 'peace'
- Insurrection, rebellion and unlawful associations
- Treason and mutiny
- Espionage, official secrets and sabotage
- Sedition and politically motivated violence
- Riot, affray and unlawful assembly
- Emergency powers, martial law and official lawlessness.