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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. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8-25. 18p.

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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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. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p102-115. 14p.

Abstract: This article explores the role of civil society in monitoring the executive as perceived by the European Court of Human Rights. Although this role is traditionally associated with the judiciary and the legislature, in light of the institutional mutatio...

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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. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p33-47. 15p.

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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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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. 2019, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p6-26. 21p.

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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Damages in Wrongful Death Cases in the Light of European Human Rights Law: Towards a Rights-Based Approach to the Law of Damages.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. Jun2014, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p91-106. 16p.

Abstract: The article focuses on the human rights law in Europe. Topics discussed include the connection between the national law of damages and European human rights law, the role of lawmakers in preventing regulatory inconsistencies and unjustifiable differenc...

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DNA and Law Enforcement in the European Union: Tools and Human Rights Protection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p149-162. 14p.

Abstract: The article offers information on the human rights protection focused on DNA and law enforcement in the European Union (EU). It mentions that DNA has become a vital tool in identifying the guilty and absolve the innocent. It focuses on the development ...

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