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Torture as tort : comparative perspectives on the development of transnational human rights litigation, edited by Craig scott

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Torture as tort : comparative perspectives on the development of transnational human rights litigation
Title
Torture as tort
Title remainder
comparative perspectives on the development of transnational human rights litigation
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edited by Craig scott
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
K5304
LC item number
.T67 2001
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non fiction
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  • Torts
  • Conflict of laws
  • Human rights
  • Torture
Label
Torture as tort : comparative perspectives on the development of transnational human rights litigation, edited by Craig scott
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Contributors
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Legislation
  • 1.
  • Introduction to Torture as Tort: From Susan to Canada to Somalia/
  • Craig Scott
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Translating Torture into Transnational Tort: Conceptual Divides in the Debate on Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Harms/
  • Craig Scott
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • International Human Rights Tort Claims and the Experience of United States Courts: An Introduction to the US Case Law, Key Statutes and Doctrines/
  • Michael Swan
  • p. 65
  • 4.
  • Taking Filartiga on the Road: Why Courts Outside the United States Should Accept Jurisdiction Over Actions Involving Torture Committed Abroad/
  • John Terry
  • p. 109
  • 5.
  • Torture: Prevention versus Punishment?/
  • Malcolm Evans
  • Rod Morgan
  • p. 135
  • 6.
  • Taking Jurisdiction in Transnational Human Rights Tort Litigation: University Jurisdiction's Relationship to Ex Juris Service, Forum Non Conveniens and the Presumption of Territoriality/
  • Anne C. McConville
  • p. 157
  • 7.
  • Geographies of Injustice: Human Rights at the Altar of Convenience/
  • Upendra Baxi
  • p. 197
  • 8.
  • Commercial Activity Exception to Sovereign Immunity and the Boundaries of Contemporary International Legalism/
  • Robert Wai
  • p. 213
  • 9.
  • In Search of a Defence of the Transnational Human Rights Paradigm: May Jus Cogens Norms Be Invoked to Create Implied Exceptions in Domestic State Immunity Statutes?/
  • Wendy Adams
  • p. 247
  • 10.
  • Impunity and the United Nations Convention against Torture: A Shadow Play Without an Ending?/
  • Peter Burns
  • Sean McBurney
  • p. 275
  • 11.
  • Torture, Tort Choice of Law, and Tolofson/
  • Jennifer A. Orange
  • p. 291
  • 12.
  • Characterisation, Choice of Law, and Human Rights/
  • Graham Virgo
  • p. 325
  • 13.
  • Emperor's New Clothes: Defabricating the Myth of "Act of State" in Anglo-Canadian Law/
  • Martin Buhler
  • p. 343
  • 14.
  • Grounding a Cause of Action for Torture in Transnational Law/
  • Sandra Raponi
  • p. 373
  • 15.
  • International Human Rights Law and the Tort of Torture: What Possibility for Canada?/
  • Edward M. Hyland
  • p. 401
  • 16.
  • Holding Leaders Liable for Torture by Others: Command Responsibility and Respondeat Superior as Frameworks for Derivative Civil Liability/
  • Valerie Ooster Veld
  • Alejandra Flah
  • p. 441
  • 17.
  • Responsibility and Liability for Violations of Human Rights in the Course of UN Field Operations/
  • Chanaka Wickremasinghe
  • Guglielmo Verdirame
  • p. 465
  • 18.
  • Linking State Responsibility for Certain Harms Caused by Corporate Nationals Abroad to Civil Recourse in the Legal Systems of Home States/
  • Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah
  • p. 491
  • 19.
  • Revisiting Human Rights in the Private Sphere: Using the European Convention on Human Rights to Protect the Right of Access to the Civil Courts/
  • Andrew Clapham
  • p. 513
  • 20.
  • Civil Remedies for Torture Committed Abroad: An Obligation under the Convention against Torture?/
  • Andrew Byrnes
  • p. 537
  • 21.
  • Doing the Right Thing? Foreign Tort Law and Human Rights/
  • Jan Klabbers
  • p. 553
  • 22.
  • Just Amnesty and Private International Law/
  • Jennifer Llewellyn
  • p. 567
  • 23.
  • Cultural Challenges: Injunctions in Australian Courts and the Right to Demand the Death Penalty under Saudi Arabian Law/
  • Belinda Wells
  • Michael Burnett
  • p. 601
  • 24.
  • Israel and the Recognition of Torture: Domestic and International Aspects/
  • Amnon Reichaman
  • Tsvi Kahana
  • p. 631
  • 25.
  • Uncivil Action: The Tort of Torture and Cosmopolitan Private Law/
  • Mayo Moran
  • p. 661
  • 26.
  • Private Law, Constitutionalism and the Limits of the Judicial Role/
  • Oliver Gerstenberg
  • p. 687
  • App. 1.
  • UN Convention against Torture.
  • p. 705
  • App. 2.
  • United States Legislation: Alien Tort Claims Act and Torture Victim Protection Act.
  • p. 711
  • App. 3.
  • UK Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.
  • p. 713
  • App. 4.
  • Revisiting Human Rights in the Private Sphere, Postscript: Developments Related to Pinochet as of January 2001/
  • Andrew Clapham
  • p. 717
  • Index.
  • p. 725
Control code
982001276725
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xliii, 731 p.
Isbn
9781841130606
Lccn
2001276725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Law packs 3-5 bib class law
Label
Torture as tort : comparative perspectives on the development of transnational human rights litigation, edited by Craig scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Contributors
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Legislation
  • 1.
  • Introduction to Torture as Tort: From Susan to Canada to Somalia/
  • Craig Scott
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Translating Torture into Transnational Tort: Conceptual Divides in the Debate on Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Harms/
  • Craig Scott
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • International Human Rights Tort Claims and the Experience of United States Courts: An Introduction to the US Case Law, Key Statutes and Doctrines/
  • Michael Swan
  • p. 65
  • 4.
  • Taking Filartiga on the Road: Why Courts Outside the United States Should Accept Jurisdiction Over Actions Involving Torture Committed Abroad/
  • John Terry
  • p. 109
  • 5.
  • Torture: Prevention versus Punishment?/
  • Malcolm Evans
  • Rod Morgan
  • p. 135
  • 6.
  • Taking Jurisdiction in Transnational Human Rights Tort Litigation: University Jurisdiction's Relationship to Ex Juris Service, Forum Non Conveniens and the Presumption of Territoriality/
  • Anne C. McConville
  • p. 157
  • 7.
  • Geographies of Injustice: Human Rights at the Altar of Convenience/
  • Upendra Baxi
  • p. 197
  • 8.
  • Commercial Activity Exception to Sovereign Immunity and the Boundaries of Contemporary International Legalism/
  • Robert Wai
  • p. 213
  • 9.
  • In Search of a Defence of the Transnational Human Rights Paradigm: May Jus Cogens Norms Be Invoked to Create Implied Exceptions in Domestic State Immunity Statutes?/
  • Wendy Adams
  • p. 247
  • 10.
  • Impunity and the United Nations Convention against Torture: A Shadow Play Without an Ending?/
  • Peter Burns
  • Sean McBurney
  • p. 275
  • 11.
  • Torture, Tort Choice of Law, and Tolofson/
  • Jennifer A. Orange
  • p. 291
  • 12.
  • Characterisation, Choice of Law, and Human Rights/
  • Graham Virgo
  • p. 325
  • 13.
  • Emperor's New Clothes: Defabricating the Myth of "Act of State" in Anglo-Canadian Law/
  • Martin Buhler
  • p. 343
  • 14.
  • Grounding a Cause of Action for Torture in Transnational Law/
  • Sandra Raponi
  • p. 373
  • 15.
  • International Human Rights Law and the Tort of Torture: What Possibility for Canada?/
  • Edward M. Hyland
  • p. 401
  • 16.
  • Holding Leaders Liable for Torture by Others: Command Responsibility and Respondeat Superior as Frameworks for Derivative Civil Liability/
  • Valerie Ooster Veld
  • Alejandra Flah
  • p. 441
  • 17.
  • Responsibility and Liability for Violations of Human Rights in the Course of UN Field Operations/
  • Chanaka Wickremasinghe
  • Guglielmo Verdirame
  • p. 465
  • 18.
  • Linking State Responsibility for Certain Harms Caused by Corporate Nationals Abroad to Civil Recourse in the Legal Systems of Home States/
  • Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah
  • p. 491
  • 19.
  • Revisiting Human Rights in the Private Sphere: Using the European Convention on Human Rights to Protect the Right of Access to the Civil Courts/
  • Andrew Clapham
  • p. 513
  • 20.
  • Civil Remedies for Torture Committed Abroad: An Obligation under the Convention against Torture?/
  • Andrew Byrnes
  • p. 537
  • 21.
  • Doing the Right Thing? Foreign Tort Law and Human Rights/
  • Jan Klabbers
  • p. 553
  • 22.
  • Just Amnesty and Private International Law/
  • Jennifer Llewellyn
  • p. 567
  • 23.
  • Cultural Challenges: Injunctions in Australian Courts and the Right to Demand the Death Penalty under Saudi Arabian Law/
  • Belinda Wells
  • Michael Burnett
  • p. 601
  • 24.
  • Israel and the Recognition of Torture: Domestic and International Aspects/
  • Amnon Reichaman
  • Tsvi Kahana
  • p. 631
  • 25.
  • Uncivil Action: The Tort of Torture and Cosmopolitan Private Law/
  • Mayo Moran
  • p. 661
  • 26.
  • Private Law, Constitutionalism and the Limits of the Judicial Role/
  • Oliver Gerstenberg
  • p. 687
  • App. 1.
  • UN Convention against Torture.
  • p. 705
  • App. 2.
  • United States Legislation: Alien Tort Claims Act and Torture Victim Protection Act.
  • p. 711
  • App. 3.
  • UK Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.
  • p. 713
  • App. 4.
  • Revisiting Human Rights in the Private Sphere, Postscript: Developments Related to Pinochet as of January 2001/
  • Andrew Clapham
  • p. 717
  • Index.
  • p. 725
Control code
982001276725
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xliii, 731 p.
Isbn
9781841130606
Lccn
2001276725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Law packs 3-5 bib class law

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