Lancaster Lawyer Questions Organised Crime Policy in The Guardian

Date: 14 July 2009

Dr Fergal Davis, a civil liberties specialist at Lancaster University Law School, has questioned government policies in Australia, Ireland and the UK which appear to extend draconian counter-terrorism legislation for use against organsied crime and 'bikie' gangs. In particular, he argues that such legislation is often unnecessary and is indicative of a 'moral panic'.

News website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2009/jul/14/organised-crime-terrorism-law

This item was reported in: The Guardian on 14/07/2020

 

Further information

Associated staff: Fergal F Davis

Associated departments and research centres: Law

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