Judges, Transition, and Human Rights by John Morison

Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

EditorJohn Morison, Kieran McEvoy, Gordon Anthony

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This book brings together many of the most prominent contemporary national and international human rights and transitional justice scholars in one collection. The book focuses in particular on the intersection between judges, transitional processes and human rights discourses. It bringstogether doctrinal, socio-legal and criminological perspectives on a range of topics including the judicial construction of national and supra-national constitutions, the role of human rights discourses in transition from conflict, and in a range of sites in more 'settled' societies. The book drawsupon comparative experiences in South Africa, Canada, the USA, Britain, Ireland, the Balkans, the Weimar Republic, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and elsewhere. It also situates that analysis within supra-national and indeed subnational frameworks.

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John Morison is Professor of Jurisprudence and Head of the School of Law at Queens University Belfast. He has written widely in the fields of public law and legal theory. Kieran McEvoy is Professor of Law and Transitional Justice and Director of the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Law Queens University Belfast...

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Title:Judges, Transition, and Human RightsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.22 inPublished:March 29, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199204942

ISBN - 13:9780199204946

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1. John Morison, Kieran McEvoy, Gordon Anthony: Judges, Transition and Human RightsI Judges2. Martin S. Flaherty: Judicial Globalisation in the Service of Self-Government3. Robert Harmsen: The European Court of Human Rights as a "Constitutional Court: Definitional Debates and the Dynamics of Reform4. David Harris: The Scope the Right to a Fair Trial Guarantee in Non-Criminal Cases in the European Convention on Human Rights5. Tom Zwart: Deference Owed Under the Separation of Powers6. Hugh Corder: Judicial Policy in a Transforming Constitution7. John Morison, Marie Lynch: Litigating the Agreement: Towards a New Judicial Constitutionalism for the UK from Northern IrelandII Transition8. Christine Bell, Colin Campbell, Fionnuala Ni Aolain: The Battle for Transititional Justice: Hegemony, Iraq, and International Law9. Tom Hadden: Human Rights and Conflict Resolution10. Gordon Anthony, Paul Mageean: Habits of Mind and 'Truth-Telling': Article 2 ECHR in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland11. Brice Dickson: The Impact of the Human Rights Act in Northern Ireland12. Gerard Quinn: Dangerous Constitutional Moments: The Tactic of Legality in Nazi Germany and the Irish Free State Compared13. William Schabas: Ireland, The European Convention on Human Rights, and the Personal Contribution of Sean MacBride14. Kieran McEvoy, Rachel ReBouche: 'Mobilizing the Professions': Lawyers, Politics, and the Collective Legal Conscience15. Chris McCrudden: Consociationalism, Equality, and Minorities in the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Debate: The Role of the OSCE High Commissioner on National MinoritiesIII Human Rights16. Rachel Murray: The Relationship Between Parliaments and National Human Rights Institutions17. Maggie Beirne, Angela Hegarty: A View from the Coal Face: Northern Ireland, Human Rights Activism, and the War on Terror18. Kevin Boyle: Linking Human Rights and other Goals19. Sally Wheeler: Corporations, Human Rights, and Social Inequality20. David Feldman: Constitutionalism, Deliberative Democracy, and Human Rights21. Murray Hunt: Reshaping Constitutionalism22. Elizabeth Meehan: Human Rights and Women's Rights: The Appeal to an International Agenda in the Promotion of Women's Equal Citizenship23. Lesley McEvoy, Laura Lundy: In the Small Places: Education and Human Rights Culture in Conflict-Affected Societies24. Colin Harvey: Protecting the Marginalized?25. Therese Murphy, Noel Whitty: Risk and Human Rights: Ending Slopping Out in a Scottish Prison