Law

TSAS WP16-13: Trying to Talk to Terrorists: Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Canada

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Scholars have long shied away from talking to terrorists. This is because there are significant methodological and ethical problems posed by such research. How can we manage those challenges and – …

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Year: 2014
Description:

The monthly tally of civilian casualties in Afghanistan traces the war’s grim trajectory. Thousands of Afghan bystanders are killed and maimed each year in clashes between insurgents and the coalition – …

Criminological Perspectives on International Criminal Law

Year: 2014
Description:

This volume is one of the few books to explain in-depth the international crimes behind the scenes of substantive or procedural law. The contributors place a particular focus on what – …

Controlling terrorist suspects’ civil liberties while confronting terrorism: the case of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures

Year: 2011

The relevance and application of empirical research methods to the study of international crimes

Year: 2014
Description:

Introduction The international criminalization of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes has been followed by a vast amount of published work on the legal instruments and institutions dealing with – …

Defending Freedom by Effectively Countering Terrorism

Year: 2016

Plea Bargaining and the Trial Penalty in Canada

Author(s): Alati — Daniel
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Psychology-law evidence database

Author(s): Cook– A. | Roesch– R
Year: 2016
Subjects: Law, Psychology

La haine chez un adolescent amputé de guerre

Year: 2015

International Courts in Atypical Political Environments: The Interplay of Prosecutorial Strategy, Evidence, and Court Authority in International Criminal Law

Year: 2016

A method to detect criminal organizations from police data

Year: 2016

Stumbling Toward Total Information Awareness: The Security of Canada Information Sharing Act

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Neutrality Law, Anti-terrorism and Foreign Fighters: Legal Solutions to the Recruitment of Canadians to Foreign Insurgencies

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Terrorist Babble and the Limits of Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

‘Just Being Mean to Somebody Isn’t a Police Matter’: Police Perspectives on Policing Cyber-bullying

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Increasing public awareness of cyberbullying, coupled with several highly publicized youth suicides linked to electronic bullying, have led lawmakers and politicians to consider new criminal legislation specifically related to – …

A group-based recidivist sentencing premium? The role of context and cohort effects in the sentencing of terrorist offenders

Geography: Quebec
Year: 2015
Description:

Despite recent interest in terrorism little is known about the sentencing of terrorist offenders, and the impact of cohort effects on the sentencing patterns of offenders over the course of – …

Current National Security and Human Rights Issues in the UK, Canada and Hong Kong

Author(s): Alati — Daniel
Year: 2016

High Visibility Policing: Policing on Camera and the Crisis of Police Legitimacy

Year: 2015
Description:

The public now expects that police work will be video recorded. This challenges the foundational axiom that police work is a “low-visibility” occupation. Technological and social developments are rapidly making – …

Private Eyes: Private Policing and Surveillance

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2016
Description:

About the Book: The increasing privatization of security across the globe has been the subject of much debate and controversy, inciting fears of private warfare and even the collapse of – …

Legislating in Fearful and Politicized Times: The Limits of Bill C-51’s Disruption Powers in Making us Safer

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2015
Description:

About the Book: The violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 left seventeen dead and shocked the world. In – …

The Surveillance Of Social Networking And The Social Value Of Privacy

Year: 2015
Description:

This chapter argues that theories about privacy would benefit from embracing deliberative democratic theory on the grounds that it addresses harms to democracy, and widens our understandings of privacy infringements – …

Go With The Flow: The (Im)Plausibility of a Grand Canadian Intergovernmental Bargain on Energy Policy and Strategy

Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Forgotten Surveillance: Covert Human Intelligence Sources in Canada in a Post 9/11 World

Author(s): Hewitt -- Steve
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015
Subjects: Intelligence, Law
Description:

Surveillance does not affect everyone equally. Since Edward Snowden made his initial flight to Hong Kong with a treasure trove of documents digitally stuffed in his computer, stories about the – …

Privacy’s Failure?: Provocations from a Fifth Columnist

Year: 2015
Subjects: Law

Law, Logarithms and Liberties: Legal Issues Arising from CSE’s Metadata Program

Author(s): Forcese– Craig
Geography: Canada
Year: 2015

Canada’s National Counterterrorism Strategy and Challenges of Community Based Intervention in Countering Radicalization: A Perspective.

Author(s): Ahmed– Kawser
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016

Neighbourhood Effects on Fear of Crime in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Fear of crime is a social problem with potentially serious consequences, including altering or restricting one’s behaviour. Changes to one’s routine for this purpose are known as constrained behaviours. Although – …

Human Rights in Canada: A History. Studies in Political Philosophy Series.

Publisher: WLU Press
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This book shows how human rights became the primary language for social change in Canada and how a single decade became the locus for that emergence. The author argues that – …

TSAS WP16-04: Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review of National Security

Publisher: TSAS
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper examines existing challenges associated with the current structure of national security accountability review in Canada. It then draws on best practices in other jurisdictions to propose a systematic – …

TSAS WP16-02: Impromptu Initiative: Security Certificates and Scale

Author(s): Speed-- Shannon
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

This paper offers some background and theoretical framing as part of a larger project on the Canadian Security Certificate Initiative. Here I consider questions about different ways of thinking about – …

Bridging the Barrier: Israeli Unilateral Disengagement

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2007
Description:

The construction of the barrier separating Israel from the West Bank has become the site of one of the most heated controversies the world over, the source of virulent propaganda, – …

Israel’s Relations with Egypt and Turkey during the Arab Spring

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Geography: Egypt, Israel, Turkey
Year: 2013
Description:

What implications do the uprisings in the Middle East in 2010–2011 hold for Israel’s foreign relations with the two most strategically prominent states in the region, Egypt and Turkey? The – …

Uneasy Alliances: A Look at the Right Wing Extremist Movement in Canada

Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Despite the Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s recent concern with the growing threat from right-wing extremists nationwide, we have little contemporary scholarship on the far right movement in Canada and fewer – …

The International Monetary Fund and Surveillance

Year: 2014

Evidenced-based criminal justice policy for Canada: An exploratory study of public opinion and the perspective of mental health and legal professionals

Geography: Canada
Year: 2014

Timing is everything: The role of contextual and terrorism specific factors in the sentencing outcomes of terrorist offenders

Geography: Western Europe
Year: 2015
Description:

The punishment of terrorist offenders remains a relatively unexplored topic. Research is especially needed in the United Kingdom in light of the continued criminalization of terrorism-specific offences and the July – …

Predicting Arrest and Sentencing Outcomes with Centrality Measures

Year: 2013

The Canadian Judicial System

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2013

Estimating the prevalence and risks of incarceration of sexual offenders

Publisher: Wiley Online
Year: 2014

The Importance of Both Opportunity and Social Disorganization Theory in a Future Research Agenda to Advance Criminological Theory and Crime Prevention at Places

Year: 2014

The Role of Need for Cognitive Closure in Retrieval-induced Forgetting and Misinformation Effects in Eyewitness Memory

Year: 2014

Privatizing Security, Securitizing Policing: The Case of the G20 in Toronto, Canada

Geography: Canada, Ontario
Year: 2014

“‘I Don’t Find it Sexy at All’: Criminal Investigators’ Views of Media Glamorization of Police ‘Dirty Work.’

Year: 2015

Planning for Major Events on Aboriginal Lands in Canada

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2014
Subjects: Communities, Law, Society

Police Use of Deadly Force: International Comparisons and Research Issues

Year: 2015

TSAS WP15-02: Terrorist Babble and the Limits of the Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015
Description:

Since 2007, the Canadian government has repeatedly expressed interest in a terrorism “glorification” offence, responding to internet materials regarded by officials as terrorist propaganda and as promoting “radicalization”. In the – …

Illicit Drugs and International Security: Towards UNGASS 2016

Author(s): Gomis– Benoît
Publisher: Chatham House
Year: 2014

Inside Criminal Networks

Publisher: Springer
Year: 2009

Crime and Networks

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2014

A Continuum for Responding to the Extreme Right: A Comparison between the United States and Germany

Year: 2007
Description:

This article compares and contrasts the responses to right-wing extremism in the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany. (Source: Publication).