Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence

First Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Bangalore, India, 24–26 February 1988

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One of an eightvolume series recording the development of international jurisprudence in human rights issues and, in particular, the domestic application of international human rights norms.



The Role of the Judge in Advancing Human Rights by Reference to Human Rights Norms

In this paper, the author deals with the "role" of judges in "advancing" human rights. He cautions that the needs of different countries will vary. He starts with a reference to the recent failure of Judge Robert Bork to secure confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States.


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