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Rorty and human rightsContingency, emotions and how to defend human rights telling stories

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 7, Iss 2, Pp 93-112 (2011)

Abstract:This article draws some of the consequences of Rorty's thinking for the way human rights can be conceptualized and cultivated today. On the basis of Rorty's critique of foundationalism, this reflection sketches a theory of human rights without metaphys...

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The march of the MehteranRethinking the human rights critiques of counter-terrorism

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 7, Iss 2, Pp 180-191 (2011)

Abstract:Since 9/11 counter-terrorism laws adopted by Western democracies have been criticised intensively, producing a large body of theoretical and practical analysis. However, the material focusing on these issues through the lens of racism is limited. Thus ...

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The Struggle for the Rule of Law in Romania as an EU Member State: The Role of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review; 2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1-16, 16p

Abstract:The article focuses on the role of cooperation and verification mechanism (CVM) on the rule of law related to European Union (EU) in Romania. It mentions that the rule of law to all EU Member States with values including human dignity, liberty and huma...

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The International Court of Justice and applied forms of reparation for international human rights and humanitarian law violations

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 7, Iss 1, Pp 204-215 (2011)

Abstract:The International Court of Justice has contributed significantly to developing and interpreting different legal aspects concerning reparations which are due to states or individuals for internationally wrongful acts committed against them. This paper w...

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Protection of spouses in informal marriages by human rights

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 6, Iss 2, Pp 77-92 (2010)

Abstract:This article deals with one of the aspects of a pluralistic society: the existence of informal marriages. These are marriages concluded in accordance with religious or cultural traditions that do not comply with the requirements of the formal secular l...

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Religious law versus secular law The example of the get refusal in Dutch, English and Israeli law

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 6, Iss 2, Pp 93-114 (2010)

Abstract:The tension between religious law and secular law in modern democracies is illustrated in this article by a discussion of the different approaches to the get (a bill of divorce) refusal (based on Jewish law) under Dutch, English and Israeli law. These ...

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CEDAW, the Bible and the State of the Netherlands: the struggle over orthodox women’s political participation and their responses

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 6, Iss 2, Pp 158-174 (2010)

Abstract:The case of the SGP essentially concerned the question whether the Netherlands should take measures against a Bible-based political party that bars women from its list of candidates. Against the theoretical background of human rights sociology, the ris...

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Special procedural measures and the protection of human rights General report

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review, Vol 5, Iss 2, Pp 66-103 (2009)

Abstract:The aim of the general report is to conduct a comparative analysis of the national reports in order to trace transformation processes in domestic criminal justice systems, in particular criminal process, as special procedural measures are introduced to...

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The Role of Dutch Courts in the Protection of Fundamental Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Utrecht Law Review; Mar2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p75-88, 14p

Abstract:The article discusses the role of the Dutch courts in the protection of fundamental rights, focusing on the two contradictory elements of the Dutch constitutional law, the Article 130 of the Dutch Constitution (Grondwet) and the Article 94 of the Dutch...

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