Which substantive rights are generally accepted as minority rights? Discuss, with regard to relevant international treaties, and in particular to the case law of global and regional monitoring bodies.
I. Preamble Minority rights in simple words can be defined as a legal framework which has been devised in order to ensure that a specific group of people who are in a vulnerable or disadvantageous position in the given society are able to achieve equality and to some extent protected from persecution. These rights apply […]
Balancing the use of intelligence in criminal investigation and the protection of human rights Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
This paper explores aspects of the English legal system particularly relevant to criminal investigations, and how such investigations are informed by the relevant Human Rights Legislation. This is an area of great controversy. On one hand there is the need to acquire criminal intelligence either to prevent crime being carried out, or to catch the […]
Illustrate your essay with specific examples The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is the sentence that can be given to a convicted criminal by the state for certain crimes commonly known as capital crimes. The death penalty, where it is practiced, is used for a plethora of crimes including; murder, treason, rape and […]
Illustrate your essay with specific examples. The evolution of Human Rights has been the result of a long, tough process of political, economic and social struggles, which has given rise to the recognition and acceptance that all humans are equal before the law. However, in spite of all the theoretical advances, gender inequality is, in […]