In recent years the international community has continued to adopt a flow of both binding and non-binding human rights instruments. But despite the significant domestic impact of these developments, most of the literature on human rights has focused on international procedures andinstitutions, to the neglect of domestic legal arrangements. In this timely volume Professor Alston and a team of distinguished contributors examine the consequences of international human rights treaty obligations at national level. The problems addressed include the transformation of international norms into national law; how to prepare appropriatedomestic arrangements for giving effect to international norms (with particular emphasis on the role of the bill of rights); an assessment of the impact of international obligations on domestic legal regimes. This carefully edited collection will be of interest to all practitioners, scholars, and students of the law and theory of international human rights.