International Human Rights

Author: Hurst Hannum
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876663
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre: Law

The Sixth Edition of International Human Rights provides students with an accessible, problem-based pedagogy that forces them consider the fundamental human rights issues of from political and legal perspectives. Balancing practical considerations and underlying theory, this outstanding and newly expanded authorship team delivers a comprehensive text that examines the historical underpinnings and contemporary considerations that animate human rights efforts across the globe. Professors and students will benefit from: Streamlined text with contents being more intuitive; eliminating the underutilized section on International Criminal Law and reapportioning those materials elsewhere, and condensing the International Humanitarian Law section. Thoroughly updated text that includes recent scholarship, reports from International Tribunals, and changes in International Human Rights landscape. An incorporation of recent resolutions from international tribunals and decisions for international adjudicatory bodies.

International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples

Author: S. James Anaya
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 0735562482
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

This exciting book is the only one of its kind. International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples (Aspen Elective Series) will be the first published compilation of materials and commentary intended for use in courses focusing on the subject of indigenous peoples within the international human rights system. S. James Anaya, co-author of the well-known casebook, International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy and Practice, uses carefully edited material from varied sources to illustrate the major issues facing indigenous peoples today. This unique addition to the Elective Series features: complete or edited versions of all the major contemporary international documents concerning indigenous peoples--declarations, treaties, decisions, and interpretive statements by international human rights and other institutions on the topic--placed in the context of relevant historical antecedents. materials highlighting the major issues concerning indigenous peoples, including issues of self-determination, culture, lands and resources, collective rights, state responsibility for historical wrongs, and the meaning of the "indigenous" rubric. The issues are then linked to actual cases concerning or situations faced by indigenous groups. edited materials from a range of authors along with insightful commentary providing in-depth discussion of the issues and developments discussion of the international and domestic mechanisms by which human rights norms concerning indigenous peoples are implemented. This provides students with an understanding of the practical implications of the norms and their potential strategic value. background material on the authority and workings of the various international institutions that are addressing indigenous issues, enabling students to understand the legal or political significance of the relevant developments and place those developments within the broader context of the international human rights system An invaluable resource for any course dealing with international human rights, International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples (Aspen Elective Series) has just the right mix of institutional and case material, historical background and recent developments, and perceptive commentary.

Women s Human Rights

Author: Susan Deller Ross
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812200027
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Law

According to Susan Deller Ross, many human rights advocates still do not see women's rights as human rights. Yet women in many countries suffer from laws, practices, customs, and cultural and religious norms that consign them to a deeply inferior status. Advocates might conceive of human rights as involving torture, extrajudicial killings, or cruel and degrading treatment—all clearly in violation of international human rights—and think those issues irrelevant to women. Yet is female genital mutilation, practiced on millions of young girls and even infants, not a gross violation of human rights? When a family decides to murder a daughter in the name of "honor," is that not an extrajudicial killing? When a husband rapes or savagely beats his wife, knowing the legal authorities will take no action on her behalf, is that not cruel and degrading treatment? Women's Human Rights is the first human rights casebook to focus specifically on women's human rights. Rich with interdisciplinary material, the book advances the study of the deprivation and violence women suffer due to discriminatory laws, religions, and customs that deny them their most fundamental freedoms. It also provides present and future lawyers the legal tools for change, demonstrating how human rights treaties can be used to obtain new laws and court decisions that protect women against discrimination with respect to employment, land ownership, inheritance, subordination in marriage, domestic violence, female genital mutilation, polygamy, child marriage, and the denial of reproductive rights. Ross examines international and regional human rights treaties in depth, including treaty language and the jurisprudence and general interpretive guidelines developed by human rights bodies. By studying how international human rights law has been and can be implemented at the domestic level through local courts and legislatures, readers will understand how to call upon these newly articulated human rights to help bring about legislation, court decisions, and executive action that protect women from human rights violations.

International Law

Author: Jeffrey L. Dunoff
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860952
Release Date: 2015-05-15
Genre: Law

Written by some of the leading International Law scholars in the nation, this casebook employs a unique problem-based approach to examining international issues. Using real life teaching problems, the text explores the processes of international lawmaking with an interdisciplinary approach that goes beyond mere doctrinal explanation. The Fourth Edition includes new court decisions and expanded coverage of international crises. With comprehensive and well-balanced coverage, this casebook provides a captivating context in which students can define and understand contemporary international law.

International Human Rights

Author: Richard B. Lillich
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 0735561346
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Law

Designed to complement the authors' casebook, International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice, Fourth Edition, this Documentary Supplement is also an essential stand-alone reference work for anyone reaching or practicing in this subject area. A compilation of the major global and regional texts on human rights and humanitarian law, the book presents most of the texts in their entirety, with preambular and final provisions included.

Recueil Des Cours 1996

Author: Academie de Droit International de la Haye
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9041110542
Release Date: 1998-07-13
Genre: Law

The Academy is an institution for the study and teaching of public and private international law and related subjects. Its purpose is to encourage a thorough and impartial examination of the problems arising from international relations in the field of law. The courses deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law. All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the "Collected Courses of the" "Hague Academy of International Law." This volume contains: - International Business Transactions in United States Courts by H.H. KOH, Professor at Yale University, New Haven; - Citoyennete de l'Union europeenne, nationalite et condition des etrangers, par E. PEREZ VERA, professeur a l'Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Madrid. To access the abstract texts for this volume please click here

International Law

Author: Mark W. Janis
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 1454813687
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations. The Sixth Edition emphasizes the changes between the Bush and Obama administrations' approaches to international relations and the effects they are having on international law. New Supreme Court cases, including Medellin v. Texas, are given thorough treatment, as are updates in the evolving fields of international human rights law and international environmental law. In addition, new material covering the increasing workloads of many international courts is presented. Hallmark features: Clear and highly readable writing style makes this companion text a student favorite. Logically organized around three broad questions: What are the international legal rules? What is the international legal process? What role does international law play in international relations ? Broad coverage of public international issues, with some discussion of commercial topics. Comprehensive and flexible approach makes this an ideal companion to any international law casebook. Appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses on International Law and International Relations. Comprehensive Appendix doubles as valuable reference source. Moderate use of footnotes keeps focus on broad concepts. The revised Sixth Edition includes new and updated material on: The changes between the Obama and Bush administrations' approach to international law and international relations. New Supreme Court cases, with discussions and analyses, on international and foreign law, including Medellin v. Texas . The evolving fields of international human rights law and international environmental law. The increasing workload of the many international courts, including the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, and the International Criminal Court.

International Law

Author: Linda A. Malone
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735563063
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both capsule and detailed versions of the critical issues and key topics you must know to master the course. Also included are exam questions with model answers, an alpha-list of cases, and a cross reference table of cases for all of the leading casebooks. Emanuel Law Outline Features: #1 outline choice among law students Comprehensive review of all major topics Capsule summary of all topics Cross-reference table of cases Time-saving format Great for exam prep

Human Rights

Author: Louis Henkin
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1599412616
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

This casebook provides a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date analysis of international human rights law. It emphasizes the relationship between the international, regional, and national legal systems (with a particular focus on the United States), features an intellectual and historical development of the idea of human rights, and analyzes recent developments in areas including corporate responsibility, terrorism and human rights, the rights of refugees, international criminal law, and the role of NGOs.The first edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to address important and "hot button" issues and topics in international human rights law. These include:an introductory case study on human rights, extraordinary renditions and extraterritorialityextensive coverage of regional human rights systems and NGOs terrorism and human rightshuman rights litigation in U.S. courts corporations and human rightsrefugee lawthe right to health

Bis wir frei sind

Author: Shirin Ebadi
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 9783492974813
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Shirin Ebadi, die erste muslimische Friedensnobelpreisträgerin, wurde wegen ihres Engagements für Menschenrechte in ihrem Heimatland jahrelang von der iranischen Regierung bedroht und schikaniert – und verlor dabei alles: ihren Ehemann, ihr Zuhause, ihre Freunde, ihr Hab und Gut. Nur eines konnte man der Menschenrechtsaktivistin nicht nehmen: den Glauben an eine bessere Zukunft und den Willen, für ihre Überzeugungen zu kämpfen. Nun erzählt sie auf bewegende und erschütternde Weise von ihrem unablässigen Kampf für Freiheit und Gerechtigkeit, den sie trotz aller Widrigkeiten auch im Exil unerschrocken fortführt. Nach dem großen Erfolg von »Mein Iran« ist dies der zweite Teil ihrer beeindruckenden Geschichte.

Aspen Student Treatise for International Law

Author: Mark Weston Janis
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877127
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre: Law

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations.

Principled Negotiation and Mediation in the International Arena

Author: Paul J. Zwier
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107355200
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Genre: Law

This book argues that it can be beneficial for the United States to talk with 'evil' - terrorists and other bad actors - if it engages a mediator who shares the United States' principles yet is pragmatic. It shows how the US can make better foreign policy decisions and demonstrate its integrity for promoting democracy and human rights, by employing a mediator who facilitates disputes between international actors by moving them along a continuum of principles, as political parties act for a country's citizens. This is the first book to integrate theories of rule of law development with conflict resolution methods, and it examines ongoing disputes in the Middle East, North Korea, South America and Africa. It draws on the author's experiences with The Carter Center and judicial and legal advocacy training to provide a sophisticated understanding of the current situation in these countries and of how a strategy of principled pragmatism will give better direction to US foreign policy abroad.

International Law

Author: Barry E. Carter
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454823988
Release Date: 2014-11-12
Genre: Law

Distinctively accessible in organization and style, International Law offers an adroit selection of excerpted cases and documents, as well as notes, questions, and problems. Interdisciplinary materials introduce a variety of perspectives, such as economics and international relations theory. International Law is an effective blend of current issues and thinking alongside traditional theories and concepts. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Sixth Edition addresses major developments in international law and new issues and challenges arising from developments in the U.N., U.S., NATO, and other countries with respect to Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea. A leading casebook in its field, International Law also features: an effective overview of international law that lays the groundwork for the topics that follow The Sixth Edition brings timely coverage and analysis of developing law: the U.N., NATO, and EU military intervention to protect civilians in Libya new developments with respect to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, and Pakistan international efforts to address global climate change and other international environmental matters updates to U.S. counter-terrorism policies regarding detention, torture, and rendition, including Boumediene v. Bush other recent Supreme Court decisions in Medellin v. Texas (treaties), Samantar v. Yousef (foreign official immunity), and Morrison v. Nat'l Australia Bank (extraterritorial jurisdiction) revised European Union sections reflecting passage of the Lisbon Treaty important decisions by international courts such as Schalk and Kopf v. Austria, the major European Court of Human Rights decision on same-sex marriage

Foreign Relations Law

Author: Curtis A. Bradley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454888703
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Law

A leading casebook on foreign relations law, authored by two widely cited and experienced scholars, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition examines the law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of cases, statutes, and executive branch materials, as well as extensive notes and questions and discussion of relevant historical background.

Alaska Natives and American Laws

Author: David S. Case
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
ISBN: 9781602231764
Release Date: 2012-06-15
Genre: Law

Now in its third edition, Alaska Natives and American Laws is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska. Covering 1867 through 2011, the authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled history of policy and law as applied to Alaska’s first peoples. Divided conceptually into four broad themes of indigenous rights to land, subsistence, services, and sovereignty, the book offers a thorough and balanced analysis of the evolution of these rights in the forty-ninth state. This third edition brings the volume fully up to date, with consideration of the broader evolution of indigenous rights in international law and recent developments on the ground in Alaska.