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.
Author: Francisco Forrest Martin, Stephen J. Schnably, Richard Wilson Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 03/03/2011 Pages: 1024 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 3.83lbs Size: 10.00h x 7.00w x 2.01d ISBN: 9780521187817