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Author Bröhmer, Jürgen.

Title State immunity and the violation of human rights / by Jürgen Bröhmer.

Published The Hague ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xvii, 242 pages ; 25 cm.
Series International studies in human rights ; v. 47.
International studies in human rights ; v. 47.
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of the Saarland, 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-238) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction. I. The Problem of State Immunity in General. II. State Acts Constituting Torts under Domestic Law. III. The Scope and Objective of this Study. IV. Reasons for State Immunity. V. History and Development of Sovereign Immunity. VI. Immunity from Adjudication and Immunity from Attachment and Execution. VII. State Immunity and Related Immunities and Privileges. VIII. Related Concepts -- Ch. 2. The Current Legal Situation. I. National Statutes on Sovereign Immunity and their Application in Court Practice. II. Jurisprudence in Countries without Immunity Statutes. III. The European Convention on State Immunity. IV. Other Conventions and Treaties. V. Draft Proposals for Multilateral Conventions. VI. Conclusion -- Ch. 3. Developing the Case Against Immunity. I. The Protection of Individuals in International Law. II. Practical Effects of the Increased Significance of Human Rights and the Individual in other Areas of International Law. III. Conclusion.
Ch. 4. Reconciling Human Rights and State Immunity. I. Solutions Proposed by Other Authors. II. An Attempt to Reevaluate Fundamental Individual Interests and Collective Sovereignty Interests.
Subject Human rights.
Government liability (International law)
Immunities of foreign states.
ISBN 9041103228 (hardcover : alk. paper)