Human rights norms in 'other' international courts : part of studies on international courts and tribunals
Title: Human rights norms in 'other' international courts : part of studies on international courts and tribunals
Editor(s): SCHEININ, Martin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
This unique book examines the role and impact of human rights norms in international courts other than human rights courts. It covers a whole range of courts and jurisdictions, looking at the practice of prominent international courts, such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, as well as various fora of economic adjudication, including the World Trade Organisation, regional integration organisations in Europe and Africa, and investment arbitration. The book systematically explores the role of human rights norms at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, thereby providing an insight into the future evolution of environmental law towards judicial enforcement at the international level. Within each jurisdiction under study, the respective authors, who all are experts within their fields, address the role of different categories of human rights, as well as the range of available modes of operation of human rights norms.
Table of Contents:
1. How and why to assess the relevance of human rights norms in 'other' international courts?, Martin Scheinin 2. The interpretation and development of international human rights law by the International Court of Justice, Gentian Zyberi 3. The International Court of Justice as an integrator, developer and globaliser of international human rights law, Başak Çalı, Lorna McGregor and Zeynep Elibol 4. The systemic effect of international human rights law on international criminal law, Alexandre Skander Galand 5. The emerging right to justice in international criminal law: a case study of Colombia, Marina Aksenova 6. Human rights at the reparations system of the International Criminal Court, Juan-Pablo Pérez-León-Acevedo 7. International human rights law and dispute settlement in the World Trade Organisation, Holger Hestermeyer 8. Invoking human rights: a useful line of attack or a defence tool for states in investor-state dispute settlement?, Freya Baetens 9. Human rights norms in the Court of Justice of the European Union, Vasiliki Kosta and Bruno De Witte 10. The uneven impact of international human rights law in Africa's subregional courts, Solomon T. Ebobrah 11. Human rights, constitutional justice and international economic adjudication: legal methodology problems, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann 12. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and human rights, Anna Petrig and Marta Bo 13. Forum shopping and human rights: staring at the empty shelves, Payam Akhavan 14. Taking stock: relevance of human rights norms in 'other' international courts, Martin Scheinin
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