Essays about: "jurisprudence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 essays containing the word jurisprudence.

  1. 1. Indigenous Peoples and Internal Displacement: A Legal No Man's Land?

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

    Author : Jack Musgrave; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; human rights; internal displacement; Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement; UNDRIP; ILO Convention no. 169; Colombia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “Cultural identity is closely linked to their ancestral lands. If they are deprived of them, by means of forced displacement, it seriously affects their cultural identity, and finally, their very right to life lato sensu... READ MORE

  2. 2. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transitional Justice - Setting Aside Rule of Law in Order to Reach the Rule of Law

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

    Author : Lisa Nordbring; [2019]
    Keywords : jurisprudence; public international law; legal history; law; criminal law; transitional justice; the rule of law; access to justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Transitional justice is a term and concept which describes how countries deal with large-scale human rights abuses through different judicial and non-judicial measures in order to achieve reconciliation and hold perpetrators accountable. Transitional justice as a concept was born out of practice as a response to how countries in the 1980–1990s dealt with large-scale abuses committed by the earlier regime in the countries’ transition from authoritarian rule towards becoming a democracy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Proportionality in Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Necessity for Tribunals to Adopt a Clear Methodology

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lasse Langfeldt; [2019]
    Keywords : Proportionality; Investment Treaty Arbitration; TECMED; proportionate; reasonableness; reasonable; Principle of Proportionality;

    Abstract : Whenever states’ rights to regulate and investor’s interests conflict with each other it is an unsolved question in investment treaty arbitration how one should balance those two positions. In particular, it is indefinite where to draw the line at what point states can actually exercise their rights without unlawfully violating the investor’s interests. READ MORE