This publication presents guidelines developed by RWI in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, for interpreting and applying the terms “severe physical pain or mental suffering” in compliance with international standards.Continue readingMore Tag
Securing human rights through risk-management methods: breakthrough or misalignment?
Radu Mares, ‘Securing human rights through risk-management methods: breakthrough or misalignment?, Leiden Journal of International Law 32:3 (2019), pp. 517-535… Continue reading » “Article: Securing human rights through risk-management methods”Continue readingMore Tag
This research brief proposes a critical analysis of the judicial inter-relation between international and regional human rights systems. … Continue reading » “Expanding the Protection of Migrant Children’s Rights in the Americas. Judicial Integration of Regional Human Rights Standards”Continue readingMore Tag
This brief, the second in a series of four, puts forward three foundational principles that explain the difficulties in regulating multinational enterprises. This has implications on whether more or less coercive strategies could be pursued to ensure responsible business conduct.… Continue reading » “Regulating in a Transnational Context: Three Foundational Principles: Brief 2”Continue readingMore Tag
This edited volume examines the continued viability of international human rights law in the context of growing transnational law enforcement. With states increasingly making use of global governance modes, core exercises of public authority such as migration control, surveillance, detention … Continue reading » “Human Rights and the Dark Side of Globalisation: Transnational Law Enforcement and Migration Control”Continue readingMore Tag
Most international lawyers like to think that their particular branch of law exerts a certain, undeniable influence on state behaviour. And while international human rights law has traditionally been derided by some as abstract and wishful legal thinking, stronger oversight … Continue reading » “Does International Refugee Law Still Matter?”Continue readingMore Tag
This article analyses the interplay between politics and law in the recent attempts to strengthen the humanitarian commitment to saving lives in mare liberum. Despite a long-standing obligation to aid people in distress at sea, this so-called search and … Continue reading » “Sovereignty at Sea: The law and politics of saving lives in mare liberum”Continue readingMore Tag