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The Dutch Complaint Procedure: A “Picture- Perfect” Procedure?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 18, Iss 1 (2022)

Abstract:A Plea for More Research into the Causes of and Solutions for the Challenges of the Dutch Complaint Procedure in Prisons in the Light of Procedural Justice Theory The aim of this article is to urge the need for (further) research into the experiences o...

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The Historical and Present-Day Role of Non-Governmental Organisations before the Inter-American Human Rights System in Documenting Serious Human Rights Violations and Protecting Human Rights and the Rule of Law Through Ensuring Accountability

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 17, Iss 2 (2021)

Abstract:From a Latin-American perspective, even in a context where the rule of law has been under attack or has been very weak, the role of human rights NGOs has been and is very relevant in terms of documenting human rights violations, and seeking and bringin...

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Editorial for Localising the Sustainable Human Right to Water

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2, Pp 1-6 (2020)

Abstract:This Special Issue on Localising the Sustainable Human Right to Water begins with contributions focused on a global and more general perspective. These contributions provide a general introduction to the topic of the sustainable human right to water. I...

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The Role of Civil Society in Monitoring the Executive in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Recasting the Rule of Law

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 17, Iss 2 (2021)

Abstract:This article explores the role of civil society in checking the executive as reflected in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights. Although this role is traditionally associated with the judiciary and the legislative, in light of the institu...

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The Rule of Law from Below – A Concept Under Development

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 17, Iss 2 (2021)

Abstract:The rule of law is a central notion in legal thought and in the practice of democratic states. While a contested term, scholars have articulated its contours – both formal and substantive. This includes ideas such as legal certainty, prospectivity, acc...

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The Right of Access to Water in the Context of Investment Disputes in Argentina: Urbaser and Beyond

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2, Pp 110-124 (2020)

Abstract:The privatisation of water through foreign investment has become a common occurrence throughout the world. In developing economies like Argentina, many people depend on their water supply from private companies, including foreign investors. Using Argen...

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When Healthcare Goes up in Tobacco Smoke: A Selective Healthcare System from a (European) Human Rights Perspective

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 15, Iss 3, Pp 6-26 (2019)

Abstract:This contribution sets out to answer the question to what extent fundamental rights may act as a constraint for states to employ lifestyle differentiation, particularly between smokers and non-smokers, regarding the access to their healthcare systems. ...

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Protection of the EU Charter for Private Legal Entities and Public Authorities? The Personal Scope of Fundamental Rights within Europe Compared

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 15, Iss 1, Pp 1-25 (2019)

Abstract:The personal scope of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (the Charter) is an area that still needs to be defined by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The issue surrounding the personal scope entails the question of...

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Exploring the Road to Justiciability of the Human Right to Water in Suriname

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2 (2020)

Abstract:In Suriname, the national percentage of population with access to safe drinking water is 72.6 percent and shows that even though Suriname has great wealth in water resources, not everyone is benefiting from it. From a human rights perspective, states c...

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The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation: An Assessment of Its First Dozen Years

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2 (2020)

Abstract:The Special Rapporteur for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation is a norm entrepreneur, both as a norm monitor and clarifier, as well as an advocate for reparative action for victims. Two incumbents have identified fundamental principles of these two hum...

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