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Description - International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law by Francisco Forrest Martin

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis introduces the reader 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. The book, which was originally published in 2006, also discusses the history and organisational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms. A chapter is devoted a chapter 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 and comments sections provide critical analyses of issues raised in the materials. The last chapter addresses theoretical issues facing contemporary international human rights and humanitarian law and its enforcement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521858861
ISBN-10: 0521858860
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 177mm x 52mm)
Pages: 1024
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Francisco Forrest Martin

Francisco Forrest Martin is the President and Founder of Rights International, The Center for International Human Rights Law, Inc. Stephen J. Schnably is the Vice-Chair and Legal Director of Rights International, The Center for International Human Rights, Inc. He is also the Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. Richard J. Wilson is Professor of Law and Director of International Human Rights Law Clinic at American University Washington College of Law. Jonathan S. Simon is Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. Mark V. Tushnet is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

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