In the context of contemporary global efforts to freeze funds linked to terrorism, this article examines the relationship between United Nations Security Council Resolutions and action taken by the United Kingdom executive to give those resolutions domestic effect. The analysis of the 2010 decision of Mohammed Jabar Amed and Others of the United Kingdom Supreme Court reveals the delicate balance between domestic courts vindication of rights and the same court's unwillingness, or inability, to cast aspersions of the legitimacy of proclamations issued by the Security Council.
Until 2007 the King's Law Journal was known as the King's College Law Journal. It was established in 1990 as a legal periodical publishing scholarly and authoritative Articles, Notes and Reports on legal issues of current importance to both academic research and legal practice. It has a national and international readership, and publishes refereed contributions from authors across the United Kingdom, from continental Europe and further afield (particularly Commonwealth countries and USA). The journal includes a Reviews section containing critical notices of recently published books.