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Treaty bodies and States: shaping custom

Kasey McCall-Smith

in International organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526134158
eISBN:
9781526161000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134165.00023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter delivers an account of the way in which the engagement between States and the United Nations human rights treaty bodies plays a clear, but often overlooked, role in shaping customary ... More


Describing the Problem

Rebecca Gordon

in Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336432
eISBN:
9780199373291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336432.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Institutionalized state torture is defined as “the intentional infliction of severe mental or physical suffering by an official or agent of a political entity, which results in dismantling the ... More


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