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Prosecution under the American Convention on Human Rights

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights have been at the forefront of the fight against impunity for years. This chapter analyses the role of ... More


Conceptualizing the Duty to Prosecute under Human Rights Treaties

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Since the growing emphasis on the proper administration of justice inevitably leads to a supervisory role of international courts in the analysis of domestic criminal law and procedure, there is a ... More


Conclusion

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Since this entire study provides evidence of a growing convergence of human rights and international criminal law, this last chapter presents an evaluation of that new trend in international law. It ... More


The Interrelation between the Access to Justice (Right to an Effective Remedy) and the Guarantees of the Due Process of Law

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right of access to justice, considered lato sensu, encompasses the right to an effective remedy and the guarantees of the due process of law. This has been duly recognized in the case-law of the ... More


Access to Justice at International Level and the Right to an Effective Domestic Remedy

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In examining the access to international justice, an issue to consider is the conditions of admissibility of petitions lodged with international organs of protection of human rights. The right to an ... More


The Overcoming of Obstacles to Direct Access to Justice

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

International human rights tribunals, such as the Inter-American and the European Courts of Human Rights, have in recent years been engaged in overcoming obstacles to the individual's direct access ... More


The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right of access to justice, at national and international levels, is a fundamental cornerstone of the protection of human rights. It conforms a true right to the Law. Such right, lato sensu, ... More


The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, as a Victim-Oriented Treaty

Emmanuel Decaux

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter is a presentation of the newest international human rights treaty, which entered into force in 2010. It is a very innovative and modern instrument, with a precise definition of the victim ... More


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