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Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence: V. 8

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ISBN13: 9780850927108
ISBN: 0850927102
Published: May 2002
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
Format: Paperback
Price: £85.00

This volume contains the papers presented at the Eighth Judicial Colloquium of the Domestic Application of International Human Rights, held in Bangalore, India on 27-30th December 1998. This meeting marked the culmination of a series of colloquia started a decade earlier. Participants at the Colloquium were drawn primarily from among senior judges of the higher courts of several South Asian countries - Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka - and from other Commonwealth countries - Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom - and the United States. Several lawyers from the Commonwealth were also involved in the discussions. As with previous colloquia, this meeting focused on the subject of the domestic application of international human rights norms, and the extent to which these inter-relate with national standards for human rights protection.

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Preface, Participants, Table of Cases, Table of International and Regional Instruments The Papers I. Bangalore Revisited: A Review of the Use of International Human Rights Norms in Domestic Courts II. Human Rights, Law Enforcement and State Security The Judicial Role III. Equality and Poverty: Challenges for Judicial Protection of Human Rights IV. Taking Women's Human Rights Seriously: Judicial Initiatives V. The Impact of Applying International Human Rights Law: The Way Ahead Annexe - The Challenge of Bangalore: Making Human Rights a Practical Reality