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Part II Orders and Families of International Adjudicative Bodies, Ch.11 International Human Rights Courts

Solomon T Ebobrah

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication

Edited By: Cesare P R Romano, Karen Alter, Yuval Shany

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 October 2020

Human rights — Compulsory jurisdiction — Subsidiarity
International human rights contribute significantly to the increased legalization and judicialization of international relations and politics, both in terms of number of international adjudicative bodies and their increased usage. The traditional landscape of international adjudication, dominated by states and state-related concepts, has been considerably altered by the emergence of international human rights law and practice. Thus, any attempt to understand international adjudication must address international human rights courts (IHRCs). What is an...
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