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The book is a comparative study in the status of international human rights norms in the domestic law of all the Nordic countries and the three Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. An amazingly rapid development towards direct applicability of international human rights treaties has taken place in recent years in all the countries in question. This book provides in-depth analysis of the situation in the eight countries. Each country-specific chapter is followed by a document section. Depending on the country in question the documents include constitutional texts, incorporation enactments of human rights, treaties, court rulings etc. The English translations of the Constitutions of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are given in full. The book includes a Foreword by Dr. Ole Espersen, the Council of the Baltic Sea States Commissioner on Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, including the Rights of Persons belonging to Minorities.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.4" Height: 1" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 24, 1996
ISBN 9041101535 ISBN13 9789041101532
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More About Martin Scheinin
Martin Scheinin is a Professor of Public International Law at the European University Institute. He was a Member of the UN Human Rights Committee (1997 2004) and the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism (2005 11).
Martin Scheinin has an academic affiliation as follows - Professor of Public International Law, European University Institute,.