Essays on the Developing Law of Human Rights

Essays on the Developing Law of Human Rights

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This collection offers the reader an exposition and critical analysis of certain human rights, such as the right to information and to personality. Some human rights issues of legal and also of political significance, including the protection of human rights pending the settlement of related political issues, are also examined. There is an emphasis on novel or debatable aspects which have hitherto been insufficiently explored, such as the scope of civil servants' freedom of speech, the expulsion of settlers from occupied territories, and whether the test of state responsibility for violations of human rights is objective or subjective. Most of the topics are examined in the context of the European Convention on Human Rights and, where relevant, reference is made to U.S. Supreme Court case law and international law. The book is intended for lawyers having a special interest in human rights.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 19.05mm | 519g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1995 ed.
  • 0792332768
  • 9780792332763

Table of contents

Preface. Part One. I: The Right to Information. II: Nullum crimen sine lege certa. III: Freedom of Speech of Civil Servants under the European Convention on Human Rights. IV: Personality and Privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights. V: Expulsion of Settlers from Occupied Territories - the Case of Turkish Settlers in Cyprus. Part Two. I: Responsibility under the European Convention on Human Rights: Objective or Subjective Test? II: Standards of Proof in Proceedings under the European Convention on Human Rights. III: The Role of the National Judge in the Trial and the Application of the European Convention on Human Rights. IV: Restrictions or Limitations on the Rights Guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights. V: The Protection on Human Rights Pending the Settlement of Related Political Issues.
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