Courts Crossing Borders: Blurring the Lines of Sovereignty
Legal issues that have traditionally been treated as domestic are increasingly governed by transnational law and numerous obscure tribunals. This book acquaints students of law and politics with the largely unrecognized authority of transnational legal systems and the ways boundaries of national sovereignty are being eroded in the 21st century. The editors have skillfully organized their collection around issues dealing with both human rights and issues of trade and used a comparative approach to analyze the many court decisions, treaties, and legal agreements that affect national sovereignty. Among subject areas included are: Courts and Regional Trade Agreements, Dispute Resolution under NAFTA, and Universal Criminal Jurisdiction."This is an edited book that brings together in one highly readable place a crisp and engaging look at transnational courts in today's global world....In sum, Courts Crossing Borders is a quality effort that deserves careful reading. Enhancing a deeper understanding of this timely topic, it is a book that can be profitably studied by students, scholars, and the curious public." -- Law & Politics Book Review, 2005
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The OAS's Permanent Council adopted a resolution establishing the Inter - American Commission on Human Rights in 1959.30 The seven - member Commission was established as an “ autonomous entity ' of the OAS in 1960.
The foundations laid by the Commission were effectively utilized by the Inter - American Court's advisory and contentious jurisprudence . The Commission became a critical vehicle in building transnational linkages with domestic ...
tions than in any other international human rights system and give the Commission great flexibility in implementing its procedures . ” 36 Petitions must be filed within the Commission's statute of limitations ( six months ) ...
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