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EU Counter-Terrorism Action, A fault line between law and politics?, Elspeth Guild

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EU Counter-Terrorism Action, A fault line between law and politics?, Elspeth Guild
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eng
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Main title
EU Counter-Terrorism Action
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Elspeth Guild
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CEPS Papers in LIBERTY and SECURITY in Europe
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A fault line between law and politics?
Summary
The dividing line between law and politics is often difficult to determine. While overtly political actors tend to highlight their capacity to make and change laws and thus control the underlying subject matter of the jurists and so tame legal institutions, legal actors tend to down play the role of politics in their activities. Indeed, in the legal world even the word ‘politics’ is to be avoided as suggesting that its cherished impartiality and independence is sullied by political considerations. In this contribution I will examine a clash between law and politics that is taking place rather publically regarding the EU’s legal reaction to the UN counter-terrorism measure on the freezing of funds
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EU Counter-Terrorism Action. A fault line between law and politics?, eng
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