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Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence: V. 7. Judicial Colloquium in Georgetown, Guyana from 3 to 5 September 1996

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ISBN13: 9780850925623
ISBN: 0850925622
Published: May 1999
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
Format: Paperback
Price: £80.00

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This volume contains the papers delivered at the seventh in a series of judicial colloquia on the domestic application of international human rights norms. The meeting was held in Georgetown, Guyana, from 3rd to the 5th September 1996. The participants were primarily judges from Commonwealth countries and from international and regional human rights tribunals. There were 30 participants, 20 from the Commonwealth and others from Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe and North America.

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Other Jurisdictions , Caribbean
Part 1 The domestic application of international human rights norms: changing Commonwealth Caribbean constitutions to conform with human rights norms; the relevance of international human rights norms; application of international human rights law in New Zealand; application of international human rights law in Britain.
Part 2 The domestic application of Intern: the death penalty - remedying the problem of compliance with international standards in the Caribbean; the Commonwealth Caribbean and the international covenant on civil and political rights.
Part 3 Freedom of expression: freedom of expression in the Caribbean; freedom of expression in India; freedom of expression under the European Convention on human rights; US constitutional First Amendment jurisprudence - a historical perspective.
Part 4 The right to a fair trial: the right to a fair trial in the Commonwealth Caribbean; the right of access to court in European law, with special reference to Article 6 (1) of the European Convention of Human Rights and to European Community Law; liberty and security in India, with particular emphasis on access to courts.