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International Human Rights and Practice: Documentary Supplement

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ISBN13: 9789041106179
ISBN: 9041106170
Published: November 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £245.00



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This volume intergrates the law of international tribunals, such as the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights, and provide a comparative analysis of this jurisprudence with US and foreign law.

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Contents:
Part 1 An overview of international human rights law development and international human rights protection mechanisms: the historical and conceptual development of international human rights law; overview of international protection mechanisms - history, organization, and operations; where are we going from here? contemporary understandings of the global order and international human rights law.
Part 2 International legal principles and human rights law: sources and principles; using international human rights law in domestic fora; caselaw, advisory opinions, and other materials; evidentiary standards; jurisdiction and procedural issues; international remedies and state compliance with decisions from international tribunals; state action and affirmative duties.
Part 3 International criminal tribunals.
Part 4 Using interdisciplinary materials in international litigation.
Part 5 Human lawyering - litigative strategy, non-litigative advocacy, and client relations; practical aspects of human rights litigation; non-litigative aspects of international human rights law practice; conclusion - the importance of setting priorities - who is your ""Client""? Documentary supplements: selected human rights treaties - signatures and ratifications; the UN system; the European system - Council of Europe; the Inter-American system - organization of American States; the African system - organization of African unity; other regional instruments; international criminal tribunals; humanitarian treaties; other instruments.