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Racism, Genocide, And Mass Murder: Toward A Legal Theory About Group Deprivations, Winston P. Nagan, Vivile F. Rodin Jan 2004

Racism, Genocide, And Mass Murder: Toward A Legal Theory About Group Deprivations, Winston P. Nagan, Vivile F. Rodin

UF Law Faculty Publications

This Article is focused on a specific and important issue: the relationship of law to the social reality of group deprivations. From this primary issue, several important sub-issues are generated having a real and substantial impact upon the role of law in the management of group deprivations at every level of social organization (local, national, regional, and international). To focus on the social reality of group deprivations requires a critical starting point. This starting point is determining whether we are adequately describing or assaying the etiology of the human personality types and self-systems that are normally characterized by feelings, sentiments ...


Panel V. Human Rights Commitments In The Americas: From The Global To The Local, Berta E. Hernández-Truyol Jan 2004

Panel V. Human Rights Commitments In The Americas: From The Global To The Local, Berta E. Hernández-Truyol

UF Law Faculty Publications

This essay next makes three key observations concerning the rule of law: (1) the relationship between the rule of law and human rights; (2) the interrelatedness of the international rule of law to a local rule of law; and (3) the insights the concept of the rule of law affords to the exploration of the nexus between trade and human rights. To conclude, this piece suggests a holistic approach to the rule of law. Such a model recognizes both the instrumental or rule book dimension and the substantive or rights dimension of the rule of law. It also accepts that ...