The Inter-american Court Of Human Rights: Case-law And Commentary by Laurence Burgorgue-LarsenThe Inter-american Court Of Human Rights: Case-law And Commentary by Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen

The Inter-american Court Of Human Rights: Case-law And Commentary

byLaurence Burgorgue-Larsen, Amaya Ubeda De Torres, Rosalind Greenstein

Hardcover | May 7, 2011

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This work offers the first systematic analysis of the case law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to be published in the English language. The book provides a comprehensive collation and commentary on the jurisprudence of the Court, situating it in the broader context ofinternational human rights law, drawing comparisons in particular with the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. It features coverage of both procedural and substantive human rights law.Comprehensively indexed and cross-referenced, the book offers for the first time in English ready access to the jurisprudence of one of the major regional human rights courts. It will be of use to the judiciary, human rights practitioners, human rights activists, government institutions, academics,and students alike.Based on an original French publication, the book has been fully updated and rewritten and includes extensive bibliographies for each of the issues and rights selected for commentary.
Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen is a Professor of Public Law at the Universite de Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne. She has published extensively in French, and in English her publications include a contribution to The Judicial House of Lords (OUP, 2009). Amaya Ubeda de Torres is a Lecturer at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles and a Teaching Fello...
Title:The Inter-american Court Of Human Rights: Case-law And CommentaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:960 pagesPublished:May 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199588783

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Table of Contents

Sergio Garcia Raminrez: ForewordIntroductionPart I: Procedural GuaranteesTitle I: Access to the Court1. Competence of the Court2. Admissibility of complaintsTitle II: The Court's Powers3. The Court's powers concerning its own case-law4. The Courts's powers towards States that are party to a casePart II: Substantive RightsTitle I: Individual Human Rights5. Intrinsic human rights6. Rights pertaining to specific categories of personsTitle II: Rights of Individuals in Society7. Right to freedom of thought and expression8. Right to nationality9. Political rightsTitle III: The Right to Rights10. The right to access a judge11. Right to the truthAppendicesBibliography