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2009

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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The Universal Declaration And South African Constitutional Law: A Response To Justice Arthur Chaskalson, Peter E. Quint Jan 2009

The Universal Declaration And South African Constitutional Law: A Response To Justice Arthur Chaskalson, Peter E. Quint

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Universal Declaration And Developments In The Enforcement Of International Human Rights In Domestic Law, Michael P. Van Alstine Jan 2009

The Universal Declaration And Developments In The Enforcement Of International Human Rights In Domestic Law, Michael P. Van Alstine

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Who Is The "Human" In Human Rights? The Claims Of Culture And Religion, Peter G. Danchin Jan 2009

Who Is The "Human" In Human Rights? The Claims Of Culture And Religion, Peter G. Danchin

Maryland Journal of International Law

No abstract provided.


International Human Rights And The International Law Project: The Revolving Door Of Academic Discourse And Practitioner Politics, Maxwell O. Chibundu Jan 2009

International Human Rights And The International Law Project: The Revolving Door Of Academic Discourse And Practitioner Politics, Maxwell O. Chibundu

Maryland Journal of International Law

No abstract provided.


Why So Slow: A Comparative View Of Women's Political Leadership, Paula A. Monopoli Jan 2009

Why So Slow: A Comparative View Of Women's Political Leadership, Paula A. Monopoli

Maryland Journal of International Law

No abstract provided.


A Few Random Thoughts About Socio-Economic "Rights" In The United States In Light Of The 2008 Financial Meltdown, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2009

A Few Random Thoughts About Socio-Economic "Rights" In The United States In Light Of The 2008 Financial Meltdown, Taunya Lovell Banks

Maryland Journal of International Law

Socio-economic rights, first articulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) sixty years ago, are regaining currency. Legal practitioners around the world, emboldened by emerging constitutional democracies in Eastern Europe and South Africa that constitutionalized socio-economic rights, are actively seeking to enforce these rights. The UDHR "reaffirm [ed] faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person," and served as the basis for the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Among those rights included in the Covenant are housing, food, and healthcare.


Human Rights And The Global Economy: The Centrality Of Economic And Social Rights, Marley S. Weiss Jan 2009

Human Rights And The Global Economy: The Centrality Of Economic And Social Rights, Marley S. Weiss

Maryland Journal of International Law

No abstract provided.