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International Human Rights and Practice: Casebook

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ISBN13: 9789041106162
ISBN: 9041106162
Published: November 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



These volumes integrate the law of international tribunals, such as the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights, and provides a comparative analysis of this jurisprudence with US and foreign law. Developed as a practitioners handbook, the text presents extracts from cases frequently unavailable in law libraries for use in pleadings. It also includes: rules of procedure; model pleadings; case flow charts; troubleshooting checklists; and a tribunal address directory.

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Contents:
Part One: An Overview of International Human Rights Law Development and International Human Rights Protection Mechanisms. I. The Historical and Conceptual Development of International Human Rights Law. II. Overview of International Protection Mechanisms: History, Organization, and Operations. III. Where Are We Going From Here? Contemporary Understandings of the Global Order and International Human Rights Law. Part Two: International Legal Principles & Human Rights Law. I. Sources and Principles. II. Using International Human Rights Law in Domestic Fora. III. Caselaw, Advisory Opinions, and Other Materials. IV. Evidentiary Standards. V. Jurisdiction and Procedural Issues. VI. International Remedies and State Compliance with Decisions from International Tribunals. VII. State Action and Affirmative Duties. Part Three: International Criminal Tribunals. Part Four: Using Interdisciplinary Materials in International Litigation. Part Five: Human Lawyering: Litigative Strategy, Non-Litigative Advocacy, and Client Relations. I. Practical Aspects of Human Rights Litigation. II. Non-Litigative Aspects of International Human Rights Law Practice. Conclusion: The Importance of Setting Priorities: Who is Your `Client'? Index. Contents: Documentary Supplements: Selected Human Rights Treaties: Signatures and Ratifications. I. The UN System. II. The European System - Council of Europe. III. The Inter-American System - Organization of American States. IV. The African System - Organization of African Unity. V. Other Regional Instruments. VI. International Criminal Tribunals. VII. Humanitarian Treaties. VIII. Other Instruments.