Essays about: "Public international law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 389 essays containing the words Public international law.

  1. 1. Mind the Gaps : Why de facto protection of human rights on social media is so difficult and what could be done about it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Borgå; [2021]
    Keywords : social media; Facebook; freedom of expression; right to privacy; normative conflict mediation; the identity of legal systems; legal pluralism; international legal subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how states can regain control over large social media platforms like Facebook, and by doing so ensuring that individuals on those platforms can de facto enjoy their human rights, as enshrined in international treaties. Today, the platforms are crucial facilitators of human rights but at the same time facilitators of threats towards the enjoyment of the same rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Refusing Medical Treatment due to Mental Capacity - A Study of the Concept of a Valid Consent and What the Healthcare Personnel's Obligations are When the Patient has not Given an Informed Consent

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

    Author : Thérèse Bennshagen; [2021]
    Keywords : Healthcare; Mental Capacity; Legal Capacity; Administrative Law; Social and Welfare Law; Public International Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This essay has two purposes: to examine how much the patient has to understand to be able to consent to medical treatment and what the healthcare personnel's obligations are when the consent is not informed. Regarding the first purpose I concluded that there is no explicit requirement of a certain mental capacity to consent but that if one considered an uninformed consent to constitute a forced bodily intervention, which is prohibited in Chapter 2 Section 6 Instrument of the Government, then medical treatment can be refused. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Warfare or Countermeasures? EU Autonomous Sanctions Against Russia under International Law

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

    Author : Johan Rejare; [2021]
    Keywords : public international law; sanctions; countermeasures; third-party countermeasures; wto; gatt; gats; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats har undersökt det folkrättsliga ramverket bakom EU’s autonoma sanktioner mot Ryssland. Efter Rysslands folkrättsstridiga handlingar mot våldsförbudet och non-interventionsprincipen i Ukraina 2014, antog EU ett paket av olika åtgärder mot de som ansetts ansvariga och mot viktiga sektorer av den ryska ekonomin. READ MORE

  4. 4. About Time – An Examination of the Threats Posed by Climate Change and the Protection of Individuals Against Them Offered by the European Convention of Human Rights

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

    Author : Edvin Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Public international law; ECHR; human rights; climate change; risk; State responsibility; Environmental law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Anthropogenically caused climate change is now considered a reality. Recent climate scientific insights regarding climate-related risks, e.g. heat-waves, floods, droughts etc. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determining the Extent of Procedural Safeguards in Expulsion Proceedings – A Study of the Scope and Compatibility of the Guarantees Set Out in Article 1 of Protocol No. 7 ECHR

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

    Author : Anna Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Public international law; aliens; expulsion; procedural protection; ECHR; European Convention on Human Rights; procedural safeguards; Muhammad and Muhammad v. Romania; national security; public order; due process; sovereignty; critical legal positivism; Tuori; the margin of appreciation; ECtHR; European Court of Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : It is the sovereign prerogative of the state to regulate the presence of aliens within its territory. This right, however, is not without limits. Article 1 of Protocol No. 7 to the European Convention on Human Rights ensures procedural safeguards relating to the expulsion of aliens. READ MORE