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Duncan McCargo

in Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780801449994
eISBN:
9781501709586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449994.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines what it means to be a Thai judge, and why judges think and behave in the ways they do. Most Thai judges are honest, hardworking, and well intentioned, dedicated to a lifelong ... More


Spain

Ignacio Campoy Cervera

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) became part of the Spanish legal system on 3 May 2008, being placed at the highest normative level. Accordingly, since then the CRPD ... More


Italy

Delia Ferri

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Italy was among the first countries to sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2007, and ratified it in 2009 by Law 18/2009. Since then, the Convention has ... More


Argentina

Ana Laura Aiello

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Argentina is a monist state. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been part of its domestic law since 2008, and has constitutional status. This chapter provides an ... More


The Legalization of Hisba in the Case of Nasr Abu Zayd

Hussein Ali Agrama

in Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226010687
eISBN:
9780226010700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010700.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how legal transformations have affected the Shari'a and how the construction of new legal conditions has altered the significance of specific Islamic concepts and practices in ... More


Australia

Lisa Waddington

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Given the dualist nature of the Australian legal system, the potential for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to impact on case law is seemingly limited. Nevertheless, a ... More


United Kingdom

Anna Lawson and Lucy Series

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how courts in the United Kingdom have used and interpreted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by analysing the seventy-five cases mentioning the ... More


The European Union

Lisa Waddington

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The EU’s accession to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) implies an important role for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Given that the Court has the ... More


Ireland

Eilionóir Flynn

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Ireland’s constitution adopts a dualist approach to international law. It is in a unique position as a state which has not ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), ... More


Kenya

Elizabeth Kamundia

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the use of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by Kenyan courts. The chapter analyses fourteen cases in which Kenyan courts have made reference to ... More


India

Shreya Atrey

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an expository account of Indian appellate courts’ engagement with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the developing case law on disability ... More


Resistance and Struggles around the Honorary Worker’s Rights

M.S. Sreerekha

in State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the debates and struggles around the worker’s rights of the anganwadi workers in the country. It covers a review of issues through the anganwadi workers unions, the reports, ... More


Mexico

Matthew S Smith and Michael Ashley Stein

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses how Mexico’s Supreme Court has applied the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to decide cases involving persons with disabilities following its 2011 ... More


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