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Rorty and human rights Contingency, emotions and how to defend human rights telling stories.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p93-112. 20p.

Abstract: The article offers information on the insights of philosopher Richard Rorty regarding human rights. It states that human rights elaboration of Rorty is a long-term strategy developed within the political culture field and deals with strengthening and c...

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Terrorists and Fair Trial: The Right to a Fair Trial for Alleged Terrorists Detained in Guantánamo Bay

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 4, Pp 109-126 (2013)

Abstract: This paper inquires into whether the right to a fair trial can be restricted with regard to alleged terrorists within the framework of the ‘war on terror’. After briefly identifying the relevant sources of this right and its content, possible restricti...

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A closer look at law: human rights as multi-level sites of struggles over multi-dimensional equality.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p56-76. 21p.

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Abstract: The article offers the author's insights regarding human rights relative to the conflicts on equality and religious freedom. The author mentions that various conflicts surround religious freedom wherein she proposes that religion should be regarded as ...

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Transnational Cooperation in Criminal Matters and the Guarantee of a Fair Trial: Approaches to a General Principle

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 4, Pp 90-108 (2013)

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Abstract: The right to a fair trial has grown in importance over the past few decades as criminal procedures and human rights law have aligned themselves more and more closely. A core aspect of our current European understanding of a ‘fair criminal trial’ is the...

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XVIIIth International Congress of Penal Law.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Oct2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p104-109. 6p.

Abstract: Information about the XVIIIth International Congress of Penal Law held from September 20 to 27, 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey is presented. The meeting discussed the special procedural measures and human rights protection. It also talked about several topic...

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The Right to a Fair Trial and International Cooperation in Criminal Matters: Article 6 ECHR and the Recovery of Assets in Grand Corruption Cases

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 4, Pp 147-164 (2013)

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Abstract: Are fair trial rights general principles of transnational criminal law (TCL)? If so, how do they protect individuals who are affected by transnational proceedings? Posing these questions in the context of international cooperation efforts aimed at ‘ass...

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The Expansion of Swiss Criminal Jurisdiction in Light of International Law

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 4, Pp 34-55 (2013)

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Abstract: Over the last few decades, a global trend of extending the reach of domestic penal power can be observed, namely driven by the changing face of crime as it becomes increasingly transnational in nature. It is demonstrated in this article that the Swiss ...

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Standards of Ombudsman Assessment: A New Normative Concept?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 62-78 (2013)

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Abstract: Today, an ombudsman is a traditional component of democratic legal systems. Generally, reports of the ombudsman are not legally binding. Due to this fact, the ombudsman can rely only on his own persuasiveness, on his acceptance by individuals and state...

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The protection of fundamental human rights in criminal process General report

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 5, Iss 2, Pp 7-65 (2009)

Abstract: This contribution examines the effect of the uniform standards of human rights in international conventions on criminal process in different countries and identifies factors inherent in national systems that influence the scope of international standar...

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Choice of forum in an area of freedom, security and justice

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 7, Iss 1, Pp 74-101 (2011)

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Abstract: This article deals with the question of which state, in the case of overlapping jurisdictions, should investigate, prosecute and try offences in the European area of freedom, security and justice (choice of forum). As binding instruments on the choice ...

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