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Access to Justice for Victims of Torture

RORY STEPHEN BROWN

in Access to Justice as a Human Right

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233083
eISBN:
9780191696589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233083.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the lack of practical, realizable remedies for victims of torture. It should be noted at the outset that the analysis is restricted to the civil law of remedies for torture. It ... More


Access to Justice as a Human Right

Francesco Francioni (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233083
eISBN:
9780191696589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233083.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In international law, as in any other legal system, respect and protection of human rights can be guaranteed only by the availability of effective judicial remedies. When a right is violated or ... More


Alien Tort Statute Litigation

Curtis A. Bradley

in International Law in the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217761
eISBN:
9780190217808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers litigation under the Alien Tort Statute, which provides for jurisdiction over suits brought by aliens for torts in violation of international law. The chapter begins by ... More


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