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Human rights and judicial policy-making

Rainer Knopff

Human rights and judicial policy-making

the case of systemic discrimination

by Rainer Knopff

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Published by Research Unit for Socio-Legal Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calgary in Calgary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment -- Canada.,
  • Civil rights -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRainer Knopff.
    SeriesOccasional papers series research study -- 1.1, Occasional papers series -- 1.1.
    ContributionsUniversity of Calgary. Research Unit for Socio-Legal Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF 3464 K72 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17221042M

    The place of both the HRA and European Convention of Human Rights within the UK’s legal system thus remains open to debate, as does the status of human rights values more generally: no consensus yet exists as to how human rights should best be protected within the framework of the British constitution.   Abstract. This paper addresses the judicial activism of the European Court of Justice. It highlights that the ECJ’s jurisprudence has been more concerned with system-building and formal legal rules than with material aspects, consequently qualifying the corresponding activism as a weak : Lourenço Vilhena de Freitas.

      The traditional insulation of the judiciary from all external influences is being challenged by the need for greater openness and public scrutiny of the judicial process. The passing of the Human Rights Act , incorporating the European Convention on Human Rights into domestic law represents another stage in this process by expanding the. Description: "Human Rights and Judicial Review: A Comparative Perspective" collects, in one volume, a basic description of the most important principles and methods of analysis followed by the major Courts enforcing constitutional Bills of Rights around the world. The Courts include the Supreme Courts of Japan, India, Canada and the United.

    The Human Rights Commission in its present form has become an organ for indoctrination and thought control. Indoctrination By The Commission As part of its campaign to "educate" young children about human rights the Commission recently published a book called Teaching for Human Rights. The following passage is found in the introduction, p Human rights and the fight against terrorism: some comments on the case law and the European Court of Human Rights / Egbert Myjer; The Inter-American Court of Human Rights' perspective on terrorism / Sergio Garcia Ramirez; The role and legal framework of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in securing justice for victims / Christina.


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