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The State Of The City And The Future Of Human Rights: A Review Of Global Urban Justice, Johanna Kalb Jan 2017

The State Of The City And The Future Of Human Rights: A Review Of Global Urban Justice, Johanna Kalb

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Human Rights Proxy Wars, Johanna Kalb Jan 2017

Human Rights Proxy Wars, Johanna Kalb

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Evaluating International State Constitutionalism, Johanna Kalb, Johanna Kalb Jan 2016

Evaluating International State Constitutionalism, Johanna Kalb, Johanna Kalb

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The Impact Of Obergefell: Tradition Marriage's New Lease On Life, David Pimentel Jan 2015

The Impact Of Obergefell: Tradition Marriage's New Lease On Life, David Pimentel

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The Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges in June 2015 provided a dramatic turn in America's ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. Justice Kennedy's opinion speaks in emotionally evocative terms about the compelling societal and personal significance of marriage, holding that the right to marry is a fundamental right under the Fourteenth Amendment, a right that extends to same-sex couples. Justice Kennedy's rhetoric about the importance of marriage is noteworthy, even curious, given marriage's steady decline over the past 50 years. Just when it seemed that marriage was losing its significance in our society-because marriages ...


Too Rough A Justice: The Ethiopia-Eritrea Claims Commission And Civil Liability For Claims For Rape Under International Law, Ryan S. Lincoln Jan 2012

Too Rough A Justice: The Ethiopia-Eritrea Claims Commission And Civil Liability For Claims For Rape Under International Law, Ryan S. Lincoln

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The developments in international law prohibiting rape during armed conflict have grown at a rapid pace in recent decades. Whereas rape had long been considered an inevitable by-product of armed conflict, evolution in international humanitarian law (IHL) has relegated this conception mostly to the past. The work of international criminal tribunals has been at the forefront of this change, developing the specific elements of the international crime of rape, and helping to change the perception of rape in international law violations of IHL, however also give rise to civil liability Despite the advances with respect to rape made in the ...


The Persistence Of Dualism In Human Rights Treaty Implementation, Johanna Kalb Jan 2011

The Persistence Of Dualism In Human Rights Treaty Implementation, Johanna Kalb

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Human Rights Treaties In State Courts: The International Prospects Of State Constitutionalism After Medellin, Johanna Kalb Jan 2011

Human Rights Treaties In State Courts: The International Prospects Of State Constitutionalism After Medellin, Johanna Kalb

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Litigating Dignity: A Human Rights Framework, Johanna Kalb Jan 2010

Litigating Dignity: A Human Rights Framework, Johanna Kalb

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Dynamic Federalism In Human Rights Treaty Implementation, Johanna Kalb Jan 2010

Dynamic Federalism In Human Rights Treaty Implementation, Johanna Kalb

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In response to the growing academic and political movement that opposes the direct incorporation of treaties into domestic federal law, numerous scholars have proposed that states take on an increased role in the domestic interpretation and implementation of international human rights treaties. The focus of this scholarship to date has been to locate doctrinal gaps where state legislatures and courts may act without intruding in areas of traditionally federal jurisdiction. Thus far, however, little effort has been directed towards modeling an affirmative obligation for state participation in treaty implementation, despite the fact that state action is arguably required, both pragmatically ...