xviii, 520 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Hart studies in comparative public law ; v. 5.
Formatted Contents Note
Finding and Filling the Democratic Deficit in Human Rights / David Kinley Legislative Rights Review : Addressing the Gap Between Ideals and Constraints / Janet Hiebert Role of Parliaments Following Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights / Alice Donald and Philip Leach Democracy, Law, and Human Rights : Politics as Challenge and Opportunity / David Feldman Joint Committee on Human Rights : A Hybrid Breed of Constitutional Watchdog / Aileen Kavanagh Impact of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Legislative Deliberation / Paul Yowell Parliament's Role Following Declarations of Incompatibility under the Human Rights Act / Jeff King Protection of Human Rights in the Legislative Process in Scotland / Bruce Adamson Devolution of Human Rights and the Northern Ireland Assembly / Colin Caughey and David Russell Human Rights in the National Assembly for Wales / Ann Sherlock Australia's Parliamentary Scrutiny Act : An Exclusive Parliamentary Model of Rights Protection / George Williams and Lisa Burton Legislative Review for Human Rights Compatibility : A View from Sweden / Thomas Bull and Iain Cameron Guaranteeing International Human Rights Standards in the Netherlands : The Parliamentary Dimension / Martin Kuijer Work of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe / Andrew Drzemczewski and Julia Lowis Work of the Inter-Parliamentary Union / Ingeborg Schwarz Work of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy / George Kunnath and Angela Patrick Use of Parliamentary Materials by Courts in Proportionality Judgments / Hayley J. Hooper Judicial Review and Parliamentary Debate : Enriching the Doctrine of Due Deference / Liora Lazarus and Natasha Simonsen Varied Roles of Courts and Legislatures in Rights Protection / Kent Roach What is a Democratic Culture of Justification? / David Dyzenhaus From Dialogue to Deliberation : Human Rights Adjudication and Prisoners' Rights to Vote / Sandra Fredman Enhancing Parliaments' Role in the Protection and Realisation of Human Rights / Murray Hunt.
Parliaments and human rights unites theoretical and practical insights into the protection of human rights by legislatures from a number of domestic jurisdictions, international organisations and leading scholars.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-507) and index.
K3240 .P373 2015
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