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10 National Legal Orders

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780199288465

Series: Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

10 National Legal Orders

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This chapter looks at how different national legal orders tackle the question of holding non-state actors accountable for human rights violations. The key jurisdictions under examination are: the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Canada, and South Africa. Questions of statutory interpretation and the role of a judge are examined and the reader is given a detailed analysis of certain recent cases.

Chapter.  96 pages.  55900 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law ; International Law ; Law

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