This book focuses on regional approaches to human rights. It discusses regional tools such as treaties, conventions, and case law. The book then discusses state obligations under regional agreements and during various conditions, such as an emergency. Next, the book discusses regional institutions such as courts and the procedures for attempting to receive redress. The book concludes by discussing responses to violations of human rights and looking ahead by examining suggestions for moving forward.
GW Paper Series
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-55; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-55
Dinah Shelton, REGIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (2008).