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Judges, transition, and human rights

Judges, transition, and human rights

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights.,
  • Judicial power.,
  • Due process of law.,
  • Political violence.,
  • Terrorism.,
  • Human rights -- Europe.,
  • Human rights -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Political violence -- Northern Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John Morison, Kieran McEvoy, and Gordon Anthony.
    ContributionsMorison, John., McEvoy, Kieran., Anthony, Gordon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .J833 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17569339M
    ISBN 109780199204939, 9780199204946
    LC Control Number2007003105

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This book draws upon comparative experiences from around the world. This book brings together leading scholars from a range of disciplines to examine some of the most pressing questions asked of the role of human rights in international relations.

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This book presents chapters on the separation of powers in a global context, defence owed under the separation of powers, the scope of right to a fair trial guarantee in non-criminal cases, and the role of the European Court of Human Rights as a Author: John Morison.

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regimes, and their role in the defense of rights and checking actions of the executive, have made the power of judges a vital matter for under-standing politics in authoritarian as well as democratic states.

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