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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Proof: Human Rights Bodies

Christopher M Roberts

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 May 2024

Subject(s):
Admissibility of evidence — Burden of proof — Standard of proof

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The present entry draws upon a previous paper by the author (Roberts, 2021). 2 This entry briefly outlines issues pertaining to proof at what are sometimes termed quasi-judicial human rights bodies (quasi-judicial bodies). Issues pertaining to proof have not been dealt with particularly clearly or extensively by such human rights bodies, which have also displayed a certain degree of variation among themselves. The following account attempts to trace what appear to be common principles and approaches with attention to several bodies, as well as highlighting...
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