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The effect of copartisan justice ministers on human rights in presidential democracies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Sep 02; Vol. 15 (9), pp. e0234938. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 02 (Print Publication: 2020).

Abstract:A body of literature suggests that states with independent courts are more likely to protect human rights. A recent article challenges this notion by arguing that when both the president and his or her justice minister share the same party-i.e., they a...

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Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal international de bioethique et d'ethique des sciences [J Int Bioethique Ethique Sci] 2020 April August; Vol. 31 (2), pp. 121-173.

Abstract:From the 1960s to the present, most States in the world have enacted legislation aimed at reducing the impacts of environmental degradation. However, the affirmation of the right of every person to a healthy and adequate environment for life as a Human...

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Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws and the Role of Forensic Psychiatrists.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2020 Mar; Vol. 48 (1), pp. 105-109. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jan 24.

Abstract:Humans have been persecuted for the crime of blasphemy since biblical times. Today, about one quarter of the world's countries and territories, most of them Muslim-majority nations, still have anti-blasphemy laws. Pakistan is among the countries where ...

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Tensions Between Ethics and the Law: Examination of a Legal Case by Two Midwives Invoking a Conscientious Objection to Abortion in Scotland.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):HEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues [HEC Forum] 2021 Sep; Vol. 33 (3), pp. 189-213.

Abstract:This paper examines a legal case arising from a workplace grievance that progressed to being heard at the UK's Supreme Court. The case of Doogan and Wood versus Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board concerned two senior midwives in Scotland, both prac...

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[Chapter 1. Inter-American Court of Human Rights standards on women’s rights].

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal international de bioethique et d'ethique des sciences [J Int Bioethique Ethique Sci] 2019 May 28; Vol. 30 (1), pp. 15-60.

Abstract:The analysis of the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights is proof of its importance as an instrument for the protection of the rights of women in a situation of vulnerability. Sentences to the various countries denounced have serve...

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Strasbourg Medical Expulsion Rulings: Beyond the Deathbed Requirement.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European journal of health law [Eur J Health Law] 2020 Mar 02; Vol. 27 (2), pp. 115-124. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Mar 02.

Abstract:For decades, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has applied a restrictive interpretation on the Article 3 threshold in extradition cases. The removal of aliens from the contracting state is lawful unless the applicant faces an imminent risk of ...

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Health in the Courts of Latin America.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2018 Jun; Vol. 20 (1), pp. 67-77.

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European Court of Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European journal of health law [Eur J Health Law] 2019 Jun 19; Vol. 26 (3), pp. 255-269. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jun 19.

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Right to legal capacity in therapeutic jurisprudence: Insights from critical disability theory and the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2020 Jan - Feb; Vol. 68, pp. 101535. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Dec 18.

Abstract:This article addresses whether autonomy is being adequately protected within therapeutic jurisprudence models. It first outlines the history and theory of therapeutic jurisprudence - noting that protection for autonomy has been theorised as a key compo...

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DETENTION CONDITIONS REFLECTED IN THE JURISPRUDENCE OF ARTICLE 3 OF THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives of Law & Public Administration. Mar2022, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p189-204. 16p.

Abstract:The number of convicted in prisons is growing worldwide and it is no secret that deprivation of liberty does not justify many of the objectives and material means assigned to it. Deprivation of liberty has several objectives: ensuring the security of s...

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