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Published: 01 March 2012

366 Pages


ISBN: 9780199647071

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Hierarchy in International Law

The Place of Human Rights

Edited by Erika De Wet and Jure Vidmar

  • Uses an innovate, inductive approach to assess whether a human rights-based hierarchy exists in international law
  • Examines the case law of national and international courts to see whether primacy is given to human rights in case of a norm conflict
  • Provides an overview of the conflict avoidance techniques employed by courts and tribunals