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Part I The Conceptual Framework, 3 Sources and General Content of the Law of Remedies

From: Remedies in International Human Rights Law (3rd Edition)

Dinah Shelton

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 October 2021

Subject(s):
Access to justice — Human rights remedies — Remedies — Remedies and costs
Several overlapping bodies of international law have contributed to the development of current norms governing access to justice and redress for human rights violations. The present chapter examines each of these sources of law in turn in order to identify relevant principles and precedents. The chapter begins with general international law, considering first state responsibility, then turning to the question of whether international organizations and business entities have international human rights obligations and thus a duty to provide remedies for their...
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