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Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the contexts that lead to abuse—that is, the various settings that allow or even encourage human rights abuses. In particular, it discusses six factors that are most strongly ... More


Criminal Law

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines EU law and policy in the fields of criminal law and criminal justice and considers the extent to which they reflect the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic ... More


The International Protection of Individual Rights Before 1939

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

In 1939, there existed at the international level no universal or regional arrangements protecting individuals against their own governments. This chapter traces the institutions and arrangements ... More


Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor in the Corpus Juris Model: Water and Fire?

Christine Van den Wyngaert

in Europe's Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274659
eISBN:
9780191699771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274659.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Because crime in today's society may extend its operations internationally, domestic law and various institutions that aim to enforce such law are not enough in protecting citizens against crimes of ... More


Criminal Law: Jurisdiction, Coordination, and Prosecution

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume II: EU Criminal Law, Policing, and Civil Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776840
eISBN:
9780191841910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776840.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The adoption of legislation defining certain acts as criminal is not sufficient in itself to deter or punish many of the persons who wish to commit such crimes. It is also necessary to establish ... More


Policing and Security

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume II: EU Criminal Law, Policing, and Civil Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776840
eISBN:
9780191841910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The effective prevention and investigation of crime, particularly violent crime, is a basic desire in every society. But in this area there is an acute tension between civil liberties and security ... More


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