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Justice in Context: The Relevance of Inter‐American Human Rights Law and Practice to Repairing the Past

Arturo J. Carrillo

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper examines how international law contributes to contemporary understandings of transitional justice with respect to reparations for victims of gross and systematic human rights abuses. The ... More


Impact on the Right to Consular Notification

Christina M. Cerna

in The Impact of Human Rights Law on General International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565221
eISBN:
9780191705281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565221.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the issue of the right to consular notification, set forth in Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Vienna Convention). The differing considerations of this ... More


Forced Disappearances in the Inter-American Human Rights System

Sandra Serrano

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter explains the approach taken toward disappearances by the mechanisms that comprise the Inter-American System of Human Rights. Inter-American jurisprudence is a tool that is not only useful ... More


Procedural Issues

DINAH SHELTON

in Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207534
eISBN:
9780191708794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

International tribunals have adopted rules and decided cases setting forth the procedural requirements to claim remedies, including standing to file claims and presentation of claims. This chapter ... More


Enforcing Compliance with the Judgments of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Prospects and Challenges

Tarisai Mutangi

in Compliance with International Human Rights Law in Africa: Essays in Honour of Frans Viljoen

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192856999
eISBN:
9780191947728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192856999.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reflects on how compliance can be bridged with the decisions of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) at the domestic level. It identifies a two-tier enforcement ... More


State Sovereignty versus International Concern in Some Recent Cases of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Frits Kalshoven

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (the ‘Commission’). By comparing two recent cases that have been brought before that Court it shows how the Court tries to ... More


Enforcement of Judgments

DINAH SHELTON

in Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207534
eISBN:
9780191708794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

All international tribunals have expressed concern over ensuring that their views, decisions, and judgments are made effective and that remedies are afforded to the victims of human rights ... More


Not-so-Threatening Foreigners: Nationality as a Core Human Rights Issue: (Advisory Opinion 4/84)

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

in When Humans Become Migrants: Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199667833
eISBN:
9780191748660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667833.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter considers the first ruling of the Inter-American Court on a migrant issue. This ruling, adopted under the advisory jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court in 1984, concerned conditions ... More


The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: How Constitutional Lawyers Shape Court Authority

Alexandra Huneeus

in International Court Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198795582
eISBN:
9780191836909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795582.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter seeks to explain why the impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights varies greatly across the different Latin American countries under its jurisdiction. Three case studies ... More


Introduction

Andrew Legg

in The Margin of Appreciation in International Human Rights Law: Deference and Proportionality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650453
eISBN:
9780191741173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650453.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The concept of the margin of appreciation has been most developed by the European Court of Human Rights. It is also present in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the UN ... More


Dispute Settlement and Fresh Water: Trends, Means, and Practice

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

in Fresh Water in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863427
eISBN:
9780191895845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The resolution of disputes related to issues of fresh water scarcity, degradation, and access to water are evident in practice. There is a staggering diversity of institutions with judicial or ... More


Reconceptualizing International Human Rights Law Through a Culturally Based Approach: International and Regional Practice

Federico Lenzerini

in The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter offers a comprehensive assessment of international practice—at both the ‘universal’ and regional level—confirming that today the cultural element represents a decisive factor in the ... More


The Fragmentation of International Justice

in The Perils of Global Legalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675749
eISBN:
9780226675923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675923.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The international adjudicatory environment is a bewildering jungle of judicial, quasi-judicial, and advisory bodies, some global and some regional or bilateral, with overlapping jurisdiction and no ... More


Barbados and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Andrew Coyle

in Prisons of the World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447362470
eISBN:
9781447362500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447362470.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In 2005 Glendairy Prison in Barbados was all but burned to the ground following a riot and its 900 or so prisoners were transferred to a former secret US naval base in a remote part of the island. A ... More


Peru’s ‘Intercultural Law’ Proposal: Promoting Ethnic Diversity in the Administration of Justice

Clara María López Rodríguez

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter critically analyses the role of indigenous peoples in international decision-making focusing on two areas of international law: human rights law as adjudicated by the Inter-American ... More


Dilemmas of an Expert Witness: Indigenous Land Rights in Suriname and Guyana

Stuart Kirsch

in Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter presents two affidavits submitted to the Inter-American Court. The first case was concerned with the negative consequences of Suriname’s refusal to recognize indigenous land rights, ... More


Introductory Note: The Activity of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2015

Roberto F. Caldas

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE 2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190848194
eISBN:
9780190848217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848194.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

During 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued sixteen judgments in contentious cases and two interpretations of previous judgments that covered a wide variety of salient issues for the ... More


Introductory Note: The Activity of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2014

Humberto Antonio Sierra-Porto

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

During 2014, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued thirteen judgments in contentious cases and three interpretations of previous judgments that covered a wide variety of issues relevant to ... More


Reparations for Victims of Mass Atrocities: Actual and Potential Contributions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to the International Criminal Court

Juan-Pablo Perez-Leon-Acevedo

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) has developed important reparations case-law, especially concerning serious human rights violations. Among international and hybrid criminal ... More


The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Federico Lenzerini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book has the purpose of investigating the impact played by culture in the contemporary dynamics of human rights. It offers a reconceptualization of the debate of universalism vs. cultural ... More


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