By Nihal Jayawickrama

because the proclamation of the common announcement of Human Rights, over one hundred sixty five nations have included human rights criteria into their felony structures: the ensuing jurisprudence from different cultural traditions creates new dimensions to options first articulated in 1948. during this revised moment version, Nihal Jayawickrama attracts on huge resources to encapsulate the judicial interpretation of human rights legislation in a single finished quantity. Jayawickrama covers the case legislations of the very best courts of 103 international locations in the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific, in addition to jurisprudence of human rights tracking our bodies. He analyses the judicial software of human rights legislations to illustrate empirically the universality of up to date human rights norms. This definitive quantity is key for felony practitioners, and govt and non-governmental officers, in addition to lecturers and scholars of either constitutional legislation and the overseas legislations of human rights.

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