Torture as Tort: Comparative Perspectives on the Development of Transnational Human Rights Litigation

Torture as Tort Comparative Perspectives on the Development of Transnational Human Rights Litigation The controversial nature of seeking globalized justice through national courts has become starkly apparent in the wake of the Pinochet case in which the Spanish legal system sought to bring to account

  • Title: Torture as Tort: Comparative Perspectives on the Development of Transnational Human Rights Litigation
  • Author: Craig Scott
  • ISBN: 9781841130606
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The controversial nature of seeking globalized justice through national courts has become starkly apparent in the wake of the Pinochet case in which the Spanish legal system sought to bring to account under international criminal law the former President of Chile, for violations in Chile of human rights of non Spaniards Some have reacted to the involvement of Spanish andThe controversial nature of seeking globalized justice through national courts has become starkly apparent in the wake of the Pinochet case in which the Spanish legal system sought to bring to account under international criminal law the former President of Chile, for violations in Chile of human rights of non Spaniards Some have reacted to the involvement of Spanish and British judges in sanctioning a former head of state as nothing than legal imperialism while others have termed it positive globalization While the international legal and associated statutory bases for such criminal prosecutions are firm, the same cannot be said of the enterprise of imposing civil liability for the same human rights violating conduct that gives rise to criminal responsibility In this work, leading scholars from around the world address the host of complex issues raised by transnational human rights litigation The book s doctrinal coverage and analytical inquiries will be extremely relevant to the world of transnational legal practice beyond the specific question of human rights litigation.

    Torture as Tort Comparative Perspectives on the It is no exaggeration to state that Torture as Tort is now THE reference point of any inquiry by a non American common law lawyer seeking to make sense of the explosion of transnational tort litigation in the United States. Torture as Tort Comparative Perspectives on the Torture as Tort is a good book and, above all, a necessary book Christoph J.M Safferling, European Journal of International Law the volume might be thought of as a massive, brilliant firework whose sparks may fall who knows where and result perhaps in a huge conflagration of activity. Torture as Tort Transnational Tort Litigation for Aug , Thus, dichotomising human rights into torture as regulated by public international law and tort as regulated by private international law conceals how both systems of norms are engaged in a two way normative traffic through which one becomes U.S Torture as a Tort PEGC Current law misconceives U.S torture as a mere tort, a private wrong committed by one individual upon another That misconception is what makes analysis of torture claims under current law tortuous and almost useless in producing remedies for torture victims The victims of U.S torture should not be denied civil remedies merely because existing Project MUSE Torture as Tort Comparative Perspectives Feb , Torture as a Tort attempts to do precisely that It is a collection of twenty six excellent essays by prominent academics and practitioners worldwide, on Torture as Tort Craig Scott Bok Bokus It is no exaggeration to state that Torture as Tort is now THE reference point of any inquiry by a non American common law lawyer seeking to make sense of the explosion of transnational tort litigation in the United States.

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