Terrorism litigation as deterrence under international law - from protecting human rights to countering hybrid threats

  • Sascha-Dominik Bachmann
Keywords: International human rights, Terrorism, United States


Article by Sascha-Dominik Bachmann (Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Portsmouth) (Senior Llecturer in law, University of Portsmouth)providing a brief overview of the current state of anti-terrorism litigation under US federal law for the adjudication of international torts such as terrorism and other serious human rights violations. Corporate terrorism litigation focuses on the role and impact of both corporate and individual financial aiders and abettors of international terrorism and explores the desirability and feasibility of subjecting these non-state actors to transnational human rights litigation. 


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