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Social Power and the Politics of Reservations and Objections in Human Rights Treaties.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Mar2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1-11. 11p. 3 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:States often file reservations to human rights treaties with the goal of reducing their legal commitments under the treaty. Other states within the treaty have the right to declare objections in response to states making reservations. This is a potenti...

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The Application of Human Rights Treaties in Dualist Muslim States: The Practice of Pakistan.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. May2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p257-285. 29p.

Abstract:I argue that Islamic law treats ratified human rights treaties as part of the law of the land and as directly applicable in courts in Muslim states such as Pakistan where Sharia is the main source of law. The Islamic approach is the better and more eff...

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GROUNDING UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legal Theory. Mar2022, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p3-34. 32p.

Abstract:This article explores the necessary and jointly sufficient conditions for the recognition of a ground of unlawful discrimination. It is important not only to have a coherent understanding of the currently enumerated grounds, but also to have a theoreti...

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The Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties in the Context of Environmental Transboundary Harm.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public & Private International Law Bulletin; haz2022, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p455-484, 30p

Abstract:Copyright of Public & Private International Law Bulletin is the property of Public & Private International Law Bulletin and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express writte...

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Judicial Law-Making in European Constitutional Courts

Judicial Law-Making in European Constitutional Courts

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:This book analyses the specificity of the law-making activity of European constitutional courts. The main hypothesis is that currently constitutional courts are positive legislators whose position in the system of State organs needs to be redefined. The ...

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Climate Change Mitigation as an Obligation Under Human Rights Treaties?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of International Law. Jul2021, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p409-451. 43p.

Abstract:Judges and scholars have interpreted human rights treaties as obligating states to mitigate climate change by limiting their greenhouse gas emissions, an argument instrumental to the development of climate litigation. This Article questions the validit...

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Reserving Rights: Explaining Human Rights Treaty Reservations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Dec2020, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p785-797. 13p. 2 Charts, 7 Graphs.

Abstract:International relations scholarship has made significant strides in explaining how states design treaty obligations and why they accept treaty commitments. However, far less attention has been paid to factors that may influence states' modification of ...

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THE WORK OF THE TREATY BODIES.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Indigenous World. 2018, p552-563. 12p.

Abstract:The treaty bodies are the committees of independent experts in charge of monitoring the implementation by States parties of the rights protected in international human rights treaties. There are nine core international human rights treaties, dealing wi...

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Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics : The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition

Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics : The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition

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Abstract:Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those p...

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