In the UK and USA, counter-terrorism efforts have had disparate impacts on racial, ethnic or religious minorities, with members of these allegedly ‘suspect communities’ subjected to various adverse government actions (eg surveillance and detention). What lessons can be gleaned from British and American experiences? Are the underlying policies and practices consistent with Anglo-American conceptions of the rule of law and individual rights?
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Professor Luna is a Law professor at Washington and Lee University. His interests include criminal law, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. He has served as the senior Fulbright Scholar to New Zealand, where he taught at Victoria University Law School and conducted research on restorative justice.