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The Abolition of the Death Penalty in International Law 3rd ed

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William A. SchabasNational University of Ireland, Galway

ISBN13: 9780521814911
ISBN: 052181491X
Published: September 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.99
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This is the third edition of William A. Schabas's highly praised study of the abolition of the death penalty in international law. Extensively revised to take account of developments in the field since publication of the second edition in 1997, the book details the progress of the international community away from the use of capital punishment, discussing in detail the abolition of the death penalty within the United Nations human rights system, international humanitarian law, European human rights law and Inter-American human rights law. New chapters in the third edition address capital punishment in African human rights law and in international criminal law. An extensive list of appendices contains many of the essential documents for the study of capital punishment in international law. The Abolition of the Death Penalty in International Law is introduced with a Foreword by Judge Gilbert Guillaume, President of the International Court of Justice.

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Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
Foreword
Preface to the Third Edition
Table of cases
Table of International Instruments
Abbreviations
Introduction
1. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Recognition of the Right to Life
2. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: drafting, ratification and reservation
3. Interpretation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
4. Towards abolition: the Second Optional Protocol and other developments in the United Nations
5. International humanitarian law
6. International criminal law
7. European human rights law
8. Inter-American human rights law
9. African human rights law
Conclusion
Appendices: I. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
II. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
III. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
IV. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Aimed at Abolition of the Death Penalty
V. General Comment 6(16) (excerpts)
VI. Convention against Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
VII. Convention on the Rights of the Child
VIII. Safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty
IX. Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
X. Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilians
XI. Protocol Additional I to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Relating to The Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts
XII. Protocol Additional II to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Relating to The Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts
XIII. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
XIV. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
XV. Protocol No.
6 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty
XVI. Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
XVII. European Union Minimum Standards Paper
XVIII. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Commitments
XIX. American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man
XX. American Convention on Human Rights
XXI. Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty
XXII. African Charter of Human and Peoples' Rights
XXIII. African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
XXIV. Arab Charter on Human Rights
Bibliography
Index.