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Fiona de Londras

Fiona de Londras is Professor of Global Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham. Her research concerns constitutionalism, human rights and transnationalism with a particular focus on counter-terrorism.
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Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Counter-terrorism is now a permanent part of the legislative apparatus of the state yet little is known about how it is reviewed. Building on exclusive interviews with political actors and practitioners, this book presents the first critical analysis of counter-terrorism review in the United Kingdom.

Repealing the 8th

Reforming Irish Abortion Law

Irish law only currently allows for abortion where the life of the pregnant woman is at risk. A constitutional referendum will be held in 2018 to liberalise abortion law. This book offers practical proposals for policymakers and advocates, including model legislation, making it an essential campaigning tool leading up to the referendum.