Foreword – Sir Gerard Brennan
Part I – Law’s Role in the Response to Terrorism
Law as a Preventative Weapon against Terrorism
Philip RuddockLegality and Emergency – The Judiciary in a Time of Terror
David Dyzenhaus and Rayner Thwaites
The Curious Element of Motive in Definitions of Terrorism: Essential Ingredient or Criminalising Thought?
The Case for Defining Terrorism with Restraint and Without Reference to Political or Religious Motive
Part II – Criminalising Terrorism – How Far Should the Law Go?
The Effectiveness of Criminal Laws onTerrorism
Preparation for Terrorism: Catastrophic Risk and Precautionary Criminal Law
Australia’s Terrorism Offences – A Case Against
Reconciling Security and the Right to a Fair Trial: The National Security Information Act in Practice
Preserving National Security in the Courtroom: A New Battleground
Part III – Beyond Guilt or Innocence – Preventative Orders and Counter-Terrorism
Control Orders and Preventative Detention – Why Alarm is Misguided
A Judicial Perspective – The Making of Preventative Detention Orders
The Constitutional Validity of Prevention Detention
Part IV – Human Rights and Terrorism: Is a Trade-off Necessary?
When are Restrictions on Speech Justified in the War on Terror?
Torture: The Fallacy of the Ticking Bomb
Torture: What it is, Will it Work and Can it be Justified?
Part V – Australia’s Response Compared
Counter-Terrorism Law in New Zealand
The United Kingdom’s Anti-terrorism Laws: Lessons for Australia
Part VI – The Politics of Australia’s Terrorism Debate
Muslim Communities: Their Voice in Australia’s Terrorism Laws and Policies
News Media Responsibilities in Reporting on Terrorism
Part VII – Terrorism and the Rule of Law
Achieving Security, Respecting Rights and Maintaining the Rule of Law