The Symposium on International Human Rights Law in State and Federal Courts: Comments
Constance De la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
July 2, 2008
International Lawyer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 69-75, 1984
This article responds to and comments on an Application of International Human Rights Law in State Courts: A View from California, an article by Paul L. Hoffman appearing in the Symposium on International Human Rights Law in State Courts. It agrees that the most promising use of international human rights law is as an aid in interpreting federal and state civil liberties and civil rights laws. The article primarily outlines ways in which and that certain provisions treaties or of customary law may be invoked as arguably binding on state and federal courts.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: international human rights, treaties, customary international lawAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 7, 2008
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