Tara J. Melish

SUNY Buffalo Law School

Professor of Law & Director, Human Rights Center

School of Law

525 O'Brian Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Beyond Progressivity

SOCIAL RIGHTS JURISPRUDENCE: EMERGING TRENDS IN COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, M. Langford, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 806 (22,293)
Citation 1

Abstract:

international adjudication, human rights, supranational tribunals, inter-American system, social rights, cultural rights, economic rights, justiciability rules

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Beyond Progressivity

SOCIAL RIGHTS JURISPRUDENCE: EMERGING TRENDS IN COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, M. Langford, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2008 (updated English version for Spanish edition, 2011)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2011
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 117 (192,395)
Citation 1

Abstract:

international adjudication, human rights, supranational tribunals, inter-American system, social rights, cultural rights, economic rights, justiciability rules

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The UN Disability Convention: Historic Process, Strong Prospects, and Why the U.S. Should Ratify

Human Rights Brief, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

disability, human rights, international law, treaties

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: Defending Social Rights Through Case-Based Petitions

SOCIAL RIGHTS JURISPRUDENCE: EMERGING TRENDS IN COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, M. Langford, ed., New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

international litigation, treaties, human rights, inter-American system, economic, social, cultural rights

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Rethinking the 'Less as More' Thesis: Supranational Litigation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Americas

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 39, p. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 494 (39,304)
Citation 1

Abstract:

social rights, justiciability, international litigation, human rights

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Maximum Feasible Participation of the Poor: New Governance, New Accountability, and a 21st Century War on the Sources of Poverty

Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, Vol. 13, p. 101, 2010
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

new governance, new accountability, regulatory law, administrative law, poverty, poverty law, law and society, social movements, performance monitoring, human rights indicators

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From Paradox to Subsidiarity: The United States and Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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international courts, international tribunals, treaty bodies, human rights, subsidiarity, foreign policy, exceptionalism, realists, institutionalists, insulationists, incorporationists

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Introductory Note to the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

International Legal Materials, Vol. 48, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

human rights, treaties, adjudication, international law, international instruments, social rights

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Protect, Respect, Remedy and Participate: ‘New Governance’ Lessons for the Ruggie Framework

THE UN GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: FOUNDATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION, Radu Mares, ed., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2012, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Tara J. Melish and Errol Meidinger
SUNY Buffalo Law School and University at Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

human rights, business, new governance, accountability, participation, orchestration, sociological institutionalism, acculturation

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Counter-Rejoinder: Justice vs. Justiciability?: Normative Neutrality and Technical Precision, the Role of the Lawyer in Supranational Social Rights Litigation

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 39, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 250 (96,838)
Citation 1

Abstract:

litigation, social rights, inter-american system, human rights, justiciability

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Putting 'Human Rights' Back into the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Shifting Frames and Embedding Participation Rights

Business and Human Rights: Beyond the Beginning (Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito ed. 2014), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-032
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 199 (77,101)

Abstract:

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, framing strategy, John Ruggie, corporate accountability, human rights, treaty law, civil society participation

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Justice Jackson's 1946 Nuremberg Reflections at Buffalo: An Introduction

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 255, April 2012, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-047
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Tara J. Melish and Alfred S. Konefsky
SUNY Buffalo Law School and SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 115 (183,278)

Abstract:

Nuremberg, Justice Jackson, human rights, rule of law, law of war, international law, legal history, norm theory

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An Eye Toward Effective Enforcement: A Technical-Comparative Approach to the CRPD Negotiations

HUMAN RIGHTS & DISABILITY ADVOCACY, Sabatello & Schulze, eds., Penn. University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

disability, human rights, treaties, civil society, participation, disability rights, international regimes

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Truth Commission Impact: A Participation-Based Implementation Agenda

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 19, 2012, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-044
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 91 (199,164)

Abstract:

transitional justice, truth commissions, impact assessments, participation, quantitative and qualitative research methodologies

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Implementing Truth and Reconciliation: Comparative Lessons for the Republic of Korea

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 19, 2012, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-041
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

transitional justice, truth commissions, comparative lessons, Korea, Peru, Cambodia, South Africa, civil society, human rights, institutional reform

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Protecting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System: A Manual on Presenting Claims

Protecting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System: A Manual on Presenting Claims, Yale Law School & CDES, 2002, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 471 Posted: 10 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Tara J. Melish
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

economic-social-cultural rights, human rights, inter-American system, regional human rights systems, international courts and tribunals, framing strategy

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