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sexual selection

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The theory, proposed by Darwin, that in some species males compete for mates and that characteristics enhancing their success in mating would have value and be perpetuated irrespective of...

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6 Contextualizing Sexual Violence: Selection of Crimes

Laurel Baig, Michelle Jarvis, Elena Martin Salgado and Giulia Pinzauti.

in Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence at the ICTY

April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 48 pages. 28410 words.

This chapter explores strategies for demonstrating connections between sexual violence and the context in which it is committed through the selection of crimes. Accurately contextualizing...

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Part II The Right to Know, B Commissions of Inquiry, Principle 6 The Establishment and Role of Truth Commissions

Ilya Nuzov and Mark Freeman.

in The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 10 pages. 5000 words.

Principle 6 is concerned with the establishment and role of truth commissions, outlined in two paragraphs. The Principle recommends criteria that can be applied ‘to the greatest extent...

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Part Two The Georgia Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Constitutional Boards and Commissions

Melvin B. Hill Jr. and G. LaVerne Williamson Hill.

in The Georgia State Constitution

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 10 pages. 3828 words.

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Part II The Right to Know, B Commissions of Inquiry, Principle 7 Guarantees of Independence, Impartiality, and Competence

Ilya Nuzov and Mark Freeman.

in The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 9 pages. 4461 words.

Principle 7 deals with guarantees of three separate but interrelated aspects of commissions of inquiry: independence, impartiality and competence. This principle emphasizes the need for...

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J.E.B. v. Alabama Ex Rel T.B.

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

511 U.S. 127 (1994), argued 2 Nov. 1993, decided 19 Apr. 1994 by vote of 6 to 3, Blackmun for the Court, Kennedy and O’Connor concurring, and Rehnquist and Scalia in dissent. The...

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4 Art. 3 GG: Equality Before the Law

Christian Bumke and Andreas Voßkuhle.

in German Constitutional Law

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 13 pages. 6565 words.

This chapter discusses the general right to equality, which provides for equality before the law for all persons. It first provides an overview of the general principle of equality and the...

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Part Three Beyond Judgment—Reparations, Compliance, and the Future of the Inter-American System, 16 The Future of the Inter-American Human Rights System

James L. Cavallaro, Claret Vargas, Clara Sandoval, Bernard Duhaime, Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Stephanie Erin Brewer, Diana Guzmán and Cecilia Naddeo.

in Doctrine, Practice, and Advocacy in the Inter-American Human Rights System

August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 46 pages. 20607 words.

This chapter begins by critically appraising the efficacy of the inter-American system of human rights and recent shifts in the jurisprudence of the Commission and Court. It then turns to...

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Art.39 Report of the Committee

Mary Pat Treuthart.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 9003 words.

This chapter examines Article 39 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Article 39 concerns two aspects of the monitoring and oversight function...

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17 Economic and Social Rights

Aristoteles Constantinides.

in International Law in Domestic Courts

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 59 pages. 29329 words.

This chapter reviews cases that show how domestic courts determine and enforce international legal rules on social and economic rights. It begins with cases relating to the legal nature and...

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Part 3 Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors: Claims Relating to Respect, Ten The Outlawing of Sex-Based Discrimination

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 41 pages. 19413 words.

This chapter focuses on the concern of the larger global community for outlawing sex-based discrimination. It begins with a factual background on discriminations based upon sex, which...

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Role of Experts in Judicial Proceedings

Dana Phillips.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 7978 words.

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Part 2 The United Nations: What it is, 15 The United Nations Secretariat and Secretary-General

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 49 pages. 32807 words.

The Secretariat is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). The Secretariat is composed of the Secretary-General and staff, in accordance with Article 97 of the UN...

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Constitutional Court of South Africa

James Fowkes.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 7761 words.

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Part II Specialized Branches of International Law in Asia and the Pacific, 6 Human Rights

Hurst Hannum.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Asia and the Pacific

September 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 8275 words.

This chapter focuses on human rights in Asia and the Pacific. On the level of purely legal commitments, the great majority of Asian and Pacific states have ratified both of the two major UN...

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Art.10 Right to Life

Smitha Nizar.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 27 pages. 17121 words.

This chapter examines Article 10 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which affirms every human being’s right to life. It first explores the...

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