The Inter-American Human Rights System as a Safeguard for Justice in National Transitions: From Amnesty Laws to Accountability in Argentina, Chile and Peru

The Inter-American Human Rights System as a Safeguard for Justice in National Transitions: From Amnesty Laws to Accountability in Argentina, Chile and Peru

by Annelen Micus

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004289727
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/20/2015
Series: International Studies in Human Rights , #113
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Annelen Micus, Ph.D. (2013, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg) is working as a Legal Advisor at the Berlin-based European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) on strategic litigation projects concerning accountability for international crimes committed in Latin America by state and non-state actors.

Table of Contents

Excerpt of table of contents:
A. Introduction
B. The Duty of States to Investigate and Prosecute under International Law
C. Decisions within the Inter-American Human Rights System on Amnesty Laws and the Duty to Investigate and Prosecute
1. The Inter-American System for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
2. Reports by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
3. Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
4. Critical Appraisal of the Jurisprudence
5. Conclusion
D. National Law and Practice on Amnesties in Latin America
1. The Status of International Law in Latin American Jurisdictions
2. Case Study: Argentina
3. Case Study: Chile
4. Case Study: Peru
5. Comparative Analysis
E. Conclusion
F. Appendices
1. The Inter-American Convention on Human Rights (Excerpt)
2. Amnesty Laws in Latin America (Selection)
G. Bibliography

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