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Published: 30 October 2014

1,056 Pages


ISBN: 9780198733744

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Cases, Materials, and Commentary

Third Edition

Sarah Joseph and Melissa Castan

  • Comprehensively updated new edition on arguably the most important human rights convention in the world
  • Exhaustively systematises and analyses the jurisprudence of the UN Human Rights Committee
  • Contains a detailed commentary on the Covenant, including extensive extracts from both the instrument and cases dealing with its implementation
  • Clearly structured and meticulously indexed for optimal usefulness to practitioners and students

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated to include new material on recent developments in the UN Human Rights Committee's case law
  • Analysis of the significant new jurisprudential developments, including abortion, prisoners' voting rights, disappearances, and freedom of information
  • New section devoted to the relationship of the ICCPR to other areas of international law