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Title The jurisprudence of human rights law : a comparative interpretive approach / edited by Theodore S. Orlin, Allan Rosas, and Martin Scheinin.

Published Turku/Åbo : Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University ; Syracuse, NY : Distributed in the USA by Syracuse University Press, 2000.


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Physical description ix, 323 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-310) and index.
Contents 2. Is the Death Penalty an Inhuman Punishment? / Manfred Nowak 27 -- 3. Death Row Phenomenon: a Comparative Analysis / Markus G. Schmidt 47 -- 4. Right to Life / The Right to Die: The Rights, Their Interrelationship and the Jurisprudential Problems / Theodore S. Orlin 73 -- 5. Holocaust Denial and Freedom of Expression / Markus G. Schmidt, Raphaele L. Vojtovic 133 -- 6. Right to Enjoy a Distinct Culture: Indigenous and Competing Uses of Land / Martin Scheinin 159 -- 7. Right to Privacy: Some Implications for Confidentiality in the Context of HIV/AIDS / Sofia Gruskin, Aart Hendriks 223 -- 8. Right Not to Be Discriminated Against: The Case of Social Security / Catarina Krause, Martin Scheinin 253.
Summary Presents opinions by human rights experts on rulings regarding important issues by various national, regional, and international courts and tribunals. Each essay uses material from a variety of jurisdictions and compares the outcomes of, and reasoning by, constitutional or supreme courts and international human rights courts. Issues discussed include the death penalty, indigenous land rights, assisted suicide, and Holocaust denial and freedom of expression. Orlin teaches public law at Utica College and is a human rights attorney. Distributed by Syracuse University Press. Co-published with the Institute for Human Rights. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
Other author Orlin, Theodore S.
Rosas, Allan.
Scheinin, Martin.
Subject Human rights.
Comparative law.
ISBN 9521205938