Litigating Rights

Perspectives from Domestic and International Law

Edited by: Paul Rishworth, Grant Huscroft

How are rights and freedoms best protected? The American model of constitutional protection and judicial review has been adopted in a number of countries, most recently in the United Kingdom. Increasingly, rights are the province of the judiciary. But how much judicial review do we need? How do we resolve conflicts between liberty, equality, and democracy? What are group rights, and how strong is their claim to protection? What guidance can the decisions of the UN Human Rights Committee provide? These are some of the questions discussed in this collection of essays, which explores a range of contemporary issues in jurisdictions including the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

368 pages

Publication Date: 2/1/2002
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781841131948