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Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Dinah Shelton


This book provides a comprehensive treatment of remedies for human rights violations and reviews the jurisprudence of international tribunals on these violations. It provides a theoretical framework and a practical guide on human rights law. This edition incorporates a new chapter on historical injustices. All the cases of the Inter-American and European Courts of Human Rights are included, as well as decisions of the African and Inter-American Commissions on Human Rights, UN bodies, the European Court of Justice, international administrative tribunals, and national courts applying human right ... More

Keywords: remedies, human rights violations, human rights law, historical injustices, United Nations, European Court of Justice, international administrative tribunals, national courts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199207534
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dinah Shelton, author
Dinah Shelton is Patricia Roberts Harris Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law.