Dictatorship: A Forbidden History (Part 1: Rome - Dictatorship and Iustitium)
Part of a series on the moral question of dictatorship. Click on the following link to view an e-book I wrote on the subject: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Terrible-Beauty-Dictatorship-Colm-Gillis-ebook/dp/...
Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks - BBC News
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Roman dictator
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Legal issues related to the September 11 attacks
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The Emergency (India)
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Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States
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Habeas corpus
Habeas corpus is a recourse in law that may be applied before a court in cases where the unlawful detention or imprisonment of a person is suspected.A writ of habeas corpus, also known as the great wr...
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Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks - BBC News
President Sisi announces a three-month state of emergency after attacks by IS kill dozens of people.
Publius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus
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Habeas corpus in the United States
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In Duterte’s Philippines, here’s how one man survived when a death squad came after him
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State of Rebellion
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Privy Council Order 1003
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Aulus Postumius Albus Regillensis
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Mamercus Aemilius Mamercinus
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Manius Valerius Maximus
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Gaius Duilius
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