The evolving nature of the right to life : the impact of positive human rights obligations
Harpur, Paul D. (2007) The evolving nature of the right to life : the impact of positive human rights obligations. University of Notre Dame Australia Law Review, pp. 95-114.
The recognition in Australia of positive obligations in relation to the right to life - Australian judicial support for using human rights as a guide in the exercise of judicial discretion - abolition of the death penalty as the negative manifestation of the right to life - how enforceable is the right to be free from the death penalty in Australia - positive human rights such as the right to health care - jus cogens in relation to the right to life - enforceability of the right to life as a jus cogens - relevant case law.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Law|
|Deposited On:||02 Apr 2009 05:10|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:41|
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