Human Rights and Democracy: The Role of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt

Human Rights and Democracy: The Role of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt

by Kevin Boyle
     
 

ISBN-10: 9041102884

ISBN-13: 9789041102881

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This is the first comprehensive account in English of the human rights jurisdiction of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt. The Court has full judicial review powers under the 1971 Egyptian Constitution and has played a central role in defending democratic vallues and in implementing international human rights standards in this pivotal Islamic country.
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Overview

This is the first comprehensive account in English of the human rights jurisdiction of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt. The Court has full judicial review powers under the 1971 Egyptian Constitution and has played a central role in defending democratic vallues and in implementing international human rights standards in this pivotal Islamic country.
The book includes chapters written by the Chief Justice, Dr. Awad Mohammad El-Morr, and other members of the judiciary. It contains a digest of key human rights judgments along with the texts of the Constitution and the Statute of the Supreme Constitutional Court. The book also examines the influence of United States constitutional law as well as international human rights law on Egypt's highest court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789041102881
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Series:
Centre of Islamic & Middle Eastern Law Series, #3
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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