International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis by Francisco Forrest MartinInternational Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis by Francisco Forrest Martin

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis

byFrancisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard Wilson

Paperback | March 3, 2011

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This volume introduces law students to the international legal instruments and case law governing the substantive and procedural dimensions of international human rights and humanitarian law, including economic, social, and cultural rights. It also discusses the history and organizational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms. Relevant to U.S. audiences, a chapter is devoted to the issues surrounding the incorporation of international law into U.S. law, including principles of constitutional and statutory interpretation, conflict rules, and the self-execution doctrine. Questions & Comments sections provide critical analyses of issues raised in the materials.
Title:International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and AnalysisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1024 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 2.01 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521187818

ISBN - 13:9780521187817

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Table of Contents

Table of authorities; Preface; 1. An overview of international human rights and humanitarian law development and their protection mechanisms; 2. Formal sources and principles of international human rights and humanitarian law; 3. Incorporation of international human rights and humanitarian law in U.S. law; 4. International human rights tribunal procedure and remedies; 5. Substantive international human rights and humanitarian law protections; 6. Theory and critique; Index.

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Review of the hardback: ' ... the authors have suceeded in putting together a solid book of cases of material that will be beneficial ... any effort to educate and train individuals for adressing violations can only be for the good.' Human Rights and Human Welfare