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The Resource The right to life, Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)

The right to life, Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)

Label
The right to life
Title
The right to life
Statement of responsibility
Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The right to life stands at the heart of human rights protection. Individuals cannot enjoy any of the rights guaranteed to them unless their physical existence is ensured. All human rights instrument list the right to life as the first one of their safeguards. Nonetheless, in many situations human life finds itself under structural threat. Although obligated by law to protect the right to life, State authorities time and again engage in deliberate acts of killing. Fortunately, international review bodies have devised many imaginative counter-strategies. Another one of those structural threats
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
341.6/7
Index
no index present
Language note
English and French
LC call number
K3252.A6
LC item number
R54 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tomuschat, Christian
  • Lagrange, Evelyne
  • Oeter, Stefan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Right to life
  • Humanitarian law
  • LAW
  • Humanitarian law
  • Right to life
Label
The right to life, Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The right to life : legal and political foundations / Christian Tomuschat -- 'Death is different' : the death penalty and the right to a fair trial / Walter Kälin -- Le recours à la force par la police / Paul Tavernier -- The duty to investigate the death of persons arrested and/or detained by public authorities / Vera Rusinova -- The Bundesverfassungsgericht on the German aerial security law : a Sonderweg from the perspective of international law? / Georg Nolte -- Le crime de génocide dans la jurisprudence internationale : débats et hypothèses / Rafaëlle Maison -- The right to life and the relationship between human rights and humanitarian law / Vera Gowlland-Debbas -- The ICRC's clarification process on the notion of direct participation in hostilities under international humanitarian law / Nils Melzer -- Collateral damages : military necessity and the right to life / Stefan Oeter -- The status of captured fighters in non-international armed conflict / Michael Bothe -- Les " combattants irréguliers " en situation d'occupation militaire / Philippe Weckel -- Targeted killings : a challenge for international law? / Stefanie Schmahl -- Assassinats ciblés et droit à la vie dans la jurisprudence de la Cour suprême israélienne / Hélène Tigroudja -- Le tyrannicide en droit international / Jean d'Aspremont -- Le droit à la vie et le droit à une alimentation suffisante / Emmanuel Decaux -- The right to life and the right to health, in particular the obligation to reduce child mortality / Eibe Riedel -- 'Réfugiés écologiques' et droit international / Astrid Epiney -- Conclusions générales : " le droit à la vie en tant que jus cogens donnant naissance à des obligations erga omnes? " / Pierre d'Argent
Control code
704439046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 422 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004189652
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612952593
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
295259
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704439046
Label
The right to life, Christian Tomuschat, Evelyne Lagrange and Stefan Oeter (editors)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The right to life : legal and political foundations / Christian Tomuschat -- 'Death is different' : the death penalty and the right to a fair trial / Walter Kälin -- Le recours à la force par la police / Paul Tavernier -- The duty to investigate the death of persons arrested and/or detained by public authorities / Vera Rusinova -- The Bundesverfassungsgericht on the German aerial security law : a Sonderweg from the perspective of international law? / Georg Nolte -- Le crime de génocide dans la jurisprudence internationale : débats et hypothèses / Rafaëlle Maison -- The right to life and the relationship between human rights and humanitarian law / Vera Gowlland-Debbas -- The ICRC's clarification process on the notion of direct participation in hostilities under international humanitarian law / Nils Melzer -- Collateral damages : military necessity and the right to life / Stefan Oeter -- The status of captured fighters in non-international armed conflict / Michael Bothe -- Les " combattants irréguliers " en situation d'occupation militaire / Philippe Weckel -- Targeted killings : a challenge for international law? / Stefanie Schmahl -- Assassinats ciblés et droit à la vie dans la jurisprudence de la Cour suprême israélienne / Hélène Tigroudja -- Le tyrannicide en droit international / Jean d'Aspremont -- Le droit à la vie et le droit à une alimentation suffisante / Emmanuel Decaux -- The right to life and the right to health, in particular the obligation to reduce child mortality / Eibe Riedel -- 'Réfugiés écologiques' et droit international / Astrid Epiney -- Conclusions générales : " le droit à la vie en tant que jus cogens donnant naissance à des obligations erga omnes? " / Pierre d'Argent
Control code
704439046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 422 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004189652
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612952593
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
295259
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704439046

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