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International Law and the Future of Freedom$
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John H. Barton

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780804776691

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.001.0001

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The International Judiciary

The International Judiciary

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(p.194) Chapter Seven The International Judiciary
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International Law and the Future of Freedom
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John H. Barton

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.003.0008

This chapter explores the institutions and institutional changes needed to meet human rights demands, focusing on the international judiciary. It first examines the role of the judiciary in the national legal system, and then explores how parallel judicial functions are carried out at the international level. The chapter concludes with an analysis of the possible role of judiciaries in protecting human rights in the global and international organization contexts, taking particular account of the role of judicial review.

Keywords:   human rights, international law, national legal system, judicial functions, international organizations, judicial review

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