Essays about: "Access to justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words Access to justice.

  1. 1. THE OIL WAR IN NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA. An Analysis over the Niger Delta Conflict and the Country’s Media Presentation of the Conflict

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sophia Wennerbeck; [2016-11-09]
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    Abstract : The Niger Delta in Nigeria has suffered from more than 7000 oil spills since 1970. Niger Delta communities have lost their basic human needs, health, access to food and clean water and the ability to work. The Niger Delta is today one of the “most fragile ecosystems and the most endangered delta in the world”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competing Standards on the Definition of Enforced Disappearance - A victims-oriented perspective for national implementation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sebnem Erener; [2016]
    Keywords : international human rights law; international criminal law; international humanitarian law; icc; enforced disappearance; committee on enforced disappearance; torture; conflict; complementarity; victims-oriented perspectives; victims; justice; redress; reparation; right to justice; right to truth; al-Senussi; international criminal code; inter-american court of human rights; latin america; crimes against humanity; intention; special intention; elements of crime; International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance; the Rome Statute; Basic Principles and Guidelines; People s Convention; due process; unwilling; unable; criminal law; substantive law; procedural law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : There are competing standards regarding the definition of the crime of “enforced disappearance” under international law. When criminalizing enforced disappearance at the national level as part of their obligations under international law, States which adopt a more narrow definition of enforced disappearance provided in the Rome Statute require victims of enforced disappearance to prove the existence of an additional “special intention” of perpetrators. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Stereotypes and Armed Conflict - A Study of the Repercussions for International Justice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Sara Parikh Drar; [2016]
    Keywords : public international law; international humanitarian law; international criminal law; gender; gender equality; stereotypes; armed conflict; folkrätt; international humanitär rätt; Internationell straffrätt; könsroller; jämställdhet; stereotyper; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Sites of armed conflicts are complex environments in which experiences of men and women differ considerably. Consequently, it is necessary to maintain a nuanced understanding of the interactions between gender and armed conflict in order to provide protection, accountability and redress for women and men equally. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recent Developments in The Interface of Competition Law, Patent Law and Standardization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Gintare Zabutkaité; [2016]
    Keywords : Standardization; standards; FRAND; competition law; patent law.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Standardization plays a key role in modern industries. Standards provide compatibility and interoperability of products, thus increasing their value for consumers. In fact, standards go beyond that and positively affect market integration, consumer safety, environment issues etc. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE KADHIS' COURTS IN KENYA. Towards Enhancing Access to Justice for Muslim Women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kevin Wanyonyi; [2016]
    Keywords : Kadhis’ Courts; Kadhis; Legal Pluralism; Access to justice; Muslim women.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The legal framework in Kenya today is akin to a ‘right-angled triangle’ with the African Traditional Society as the hypotenuse, the Islamic law as the adjacent side and the English law as the opposite side. These ‘Pythagorean’ triples have informed both the Kenyan Family law history and practice. READ MORE