The purpose of this chapter is to examine the specific role of the lawyer in shaping legal and non-legal responses to the security imperative which adhere to the rule of law, whether at the governmental or international institutional level. The focus is on the role of the legal adviser at these two levels. It is, however, recognized from the outset that this is only one aspect of the role of lawyers. Other categories of lawyers fulfil indispensable functions in relation to the fight against terrorism. At the national level lawyers are found in the judiciary, as...
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