Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

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John Morison, Kieran McEvoy, Gordon Anthony
Oxford University Press, 2007 - Political Science - 567 pages
This book brings together leading scholars from a range of discipines to examine some of the most pressing questions asked of the role of human rights in international relations. The essays focus on the intersection between the role of judges, the language of human rights, and the politics of societies in transition. The international range of the essays covers experiences as diverse as South Africa, the USA, Great Britain, the Balkans and Northern Ireland.

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John Morison is Professor of Jurisprudence and Head of the School of Law at Queens University Belfast. He has written widely in the fields of public law and legal theory. Kieran McEvoy is Professor of Law and Transitional Justice and Director of the Institute of Criminology and CriminalJustice, School of Law Queens University Belfast. He has written widely in the fields of criminology, conflict transformation and transitional justice. Dr Gordon Anthony is a Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law Queens University Belfast. He has published widely in the fields of public law andhuman rights.

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