International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis

International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Treaties, Cases, and Analysis

by Francisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard Wilson, Jonathan Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521187818

ISBN-13: 9780521187817

Pub. Date: 03/03/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume introduces law students 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. It also discusses the history and organizational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms.

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Overview

This volume introduces law students 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. It also discusses the history and organizational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms. Relevant to U.S. audiences, a chapter is devoted 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 & Comments sections provide critical analyses of issues raised in the materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521187817
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Table of authorities; Preface; 1. An overview of international human rights and humanitarian law development and their protection mechanisms; 2. Formal sources and principles of international human rights and humanitarian law; 3. Incorporation of international human rights and humanitarian law in U.S. law; 4. International human rights tribunal procedure and remedies; 5. Substantive international human rights and humanitarian law protections; 6. Theory and critique; Index.

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