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From: National Security Law


Focuses on detention and national security, providing information on international principles relevant to detention, such as standards in international humanitarian law and international human rights law. Domestic standards are also discussed, focusing on standard criminal law and the question of anti-terrorism preventive detention. Foreign detentions are also touched upon.



Craig Forcese

Craig Forcese is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa. He teaches public international law, national security law, administrative law and public law/legislation. Much of his present research and writing relates to national security, human rights and democratic accountability.