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08 févr. 2010

The clash of universalisms, Corporate abuses of human rights and international corporate responsibility

Dissertation - 14 pages - Droit international

Economic History is a discipline not so distant from Law when it comes to understanding the complexity of relations mingling with the power of National States expressed by their faculty of producing law within a territory, and that of commercial enterprises. French economic historian...

22 févr. 2007

To what extent have developments in individual rights in Britain delivered family friendly working practices, and with what implications for all relevant stakeholders

Dissertation - 7 pages - Droit des affaires

Since New Labour came to power in May 1997 some developments in employments rights have aimed to promote the balancing between work and family life: “Families are the core of our society, but they are under pressure. Women and men struggle with choices over work...

26 avril 2007

Consistence between the English Criminal Justice and Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights

Dissertation - 8 pages - Droit pénal

The United Kingdom was one of the original parties to the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). States which contract into the ECHR are obliged to secure the enjoyment of Convention rights for their citizens. Sometimes positive actions may be...

16 Nov. 2001

Human Rights and Universality

Dissertation - 13 pages - Droit international

We'll see that a mediate position can be found between what Donnelly has identified as radical cultural relativism (a) and radical universalism (b). Thus, it seems that a cross-cultural consensus can be found on the universality of some basic rights contained in the UDHR,...

04 juin 2008

The ninth amendment: origins and controversy

Dissertation - 9 pages - Droit constitutionnel

Select one amendment from the Bill of Rights and research why the Founding Fathers found it necessary to state it, and explain what had happened in England or Europe that brought about that amendment? Remember that we were a colony of England's for over one hundred...

05 mai 2009

The amendment 8: is death penalty a cruel and unusual punishment?

Dissertation - 2 pages - Droit pénal

Amendment 8 of the United States Constitution is a part of the United States Bill of Rights, influenced by the English Bill of Rights of 1689. It was added to the constitution in 1791, and states that "Excessive bail shall not be required, not excessive fines...

18 Janv. 2010

English Legal System : The Administration of England and Wales

Cours - 93 pages - Droit autres branches

We'll study the administration of justice in England and Wales. Scotland has it's own courts and system. Civil and criminal justice have come close to each other. They must be treated separately because they are very different in particular in the point of view of...

27 Janv. 2009

The evolution of human rights enforcement

Dissertation - 8 pages - Droit international

The end of the second world conflict has set the beginning of the institutionalization of Human Rights at a world scale: the previous events have indeed made most of the country think about a way to reach a world consensus about basic rights that each single human being could expect...

18 déc. 2005

International human rights law - publié le 18/12/2005

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit international

Today, various international instruments allow for the protection and respect of human rights. Thus, the International Bill of Rights is the basis composed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and the two subsequent International Covenants...

12 Mars 2009

UK and French legal system : structural and conception differences

Dissertation - 6 pages - Droit civil

The governing laws and its legal system in France and the United Kingdom have major differences, as each of the legal systems have and are based on various views. France is governed by the Constitution of 1958. All the French laws are based on this text. In the United...

06 févr. 2011

European Labour law: Compare and contrast the role and concerns of International Law with those of European Law in the field of Employment

Thèse - 7 pages - Droit européen

Employment law is a contract between an employer and an employee; it is issues regarding employment, workplace discrimination and other private law issues. With the evolution of the International and the European law, Employment law has evolved in parallel and must...

02 févr. 2003

The United States and the International Criminal Court: How valid are the US arguments for not joining the International Court ?

Dissertation - 11 pages - Droit international

A new jurisdiction in the history of international accountability of human rights is being set up, but with a limited action which makes it different than a world court. In this document we will analyze the justifications for the lack of commitment by the United States of America towards...

24 juil. 2008

The politics of international Human Rights Law

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit international

The point of this essay is the observation of Human rights concerning some currents issues of International relations and social and political disorder; for example, in Tibet where it has been thought that the enforcement of some standards of Human rights would protect...

31 mai 2010

Comparative study of the cohabitation contract in Greece and the PACS (Civil solidarity pact) in France

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit de la famille

We are going to see the differences and the similarities between the recent cohabitation contract in Greece and the PACS in france which are forms of civil union, marriage. This comparative study will be based on the greek bill about the cohabitation pact and the...

16 Janv. 2007

Principles and Practices of Consumer's Protection within the European Union

Dissertation - 19 pages - Droit européen

The objective of the European Union is to protect the health, safety and the economic well-being of its citizens. In this regard, it is the responsibility of the EU to promote the right to information, help in safeguarding the interests and encourage the member states to set...

14 mai 2007

Has the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 gone far enough in reforming the English law of privacy?

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit des affaires

Under the doctrine of privacy, which became entrenched in English law in the latter half of the 19th century , contractual rights and liabilities are limited to the parties to the contract. The mounting criticisms and arguments for reform have led to the Contracts...

22 déc. 2009

The Right to Strike within the Dutch Industrial Peace in the Light of International Conventions

Étude de cas - 9 pages - Droit du travail

The Dutch Constitution was updated in 1983 and now contains a list of fundamental social rights. The recognition of those rights, even though it is late, has had a strengthened impact on the fundamental rights concerning the labor law in the Netherlands. Furthermore,...

28 Oct. 2009

To what extent is the criminal justice system consistent with article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights?

Dissertation - 6 pages - Droit européen

At the heart of any legal system is the criminal justice system and is paramount that system is fair in order to be effective. This is ensured through a fair trial, without which, the whole system would be illegitimate. We only have to look to the political ?show trials' of the Nazi...

15 juin 2012

How has the Buckley v. Valeo decision affected campaign finance legislation and litigation?

Étude de cas - 8 pages - Droit autres branches

The Supreme Court by its recent decision Randall v. Sorrell of the 26th of June 2006 struck down a law of the state of Vermont which severely limited the amount of money a candidate for state offices can raise and spend. The Supreme Court's rationale was based on the violation by such laws...

31 Mars 2006

?The European Union Court of Justice is more relevant for the advance of the EU political unity than the Commission and the Parliament' - Discuss

Dissertation - 4 pages - Droit européen

The European Union's political role has been a big issue among the main theoriticians of the European Union. The place of the European Parliament and the Commission in the process toward political unity is obvious. The Commission, as the institution which has the power for an...

28 Nov. 2009

Constitutional and administrative law

Dissertation - 4 pages - Droit constitutionnel

The rule of law' is a system of rule in which the relationship between the State and the individual is governed by the law, protecting the individual from arbitrary state action.The rule of law is better understood by translating it into French as 'primauté du droit'. Since the...

15 Mars 2007

United Kingdom Immigration Laws, asylum laws and anti terrorism Laws

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit international

In recent years, public attention has been focused on asylum seekers, but their numbers have fallen sharply. They are now less than 40,000 a year of whom only a quarter are given permission to stay in Britain, yet only one in five is actually removed. Meanwhile, other forms of immigration have...

16 juin 2021

La résistance aux taxes dans la construction de l'Etat fédéral des Etats-Unis

Dissertation - 3 pages - Droit constitutionnel

La résistance aux taxes est à l'origine même de la naissance des États-Unis puisqu'elle est à l'origine de la guerre d'indépendance qui a débuté en 1775. L'État fédéral est un état constitué d'un État central disposant d'une constitution et d'une autorité politique...

23 févr. 2009

Torture in America: Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo scandals (2008)

Dissertation - 3 pages - Libertés publiques

Nowadays, torture is universally condemned by states, but it is also carried out by them. In most cases, the act of inflicting severe pain - as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty- takes place in secret. However, that secrecy is difficult...

30 Janv. 2007

Criminology and criminal justice system

Dissertation - 7 pages - Droit pénal

This paper will discuss the following statement:"According to the White Paper Justice for All, the Government has succeeded in increasing prison capacity by 18 per cent, and has improved conditions inside prisons. £20 million has been invested to boost prisoners' learning facilities,...

28 Oct. 2009

"The concept of the Rule of Law as defined by Dicey still remains valid : it provides a measure against which we can judge the attitudes and actions of Parliament, Government and the courts"

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit européen

The rule of law is often expounded as a pillar of the English Constitution. It was described by Lord Bingham as "the second great rock on which [Dicey?s] constitutional edifice was founded". It was referred to as a statute for the first time, in the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, as an "existing...

13 Mars 2009

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion and the different instruments government might use to combat these

Dissertation - 6 pages - Droit fiscal

Taxation is everywhere in our daily life. People cannot always evade taxes. For instance, we pay tax when we buy goods therefore it is impossible to escape this kind of ‘included tax”. Tax avoidance and tax evasion are determinant for tax burden because they are one of the...

11 Sept. 2009

Jury selection in the United States of America

Dissertation - 6 pages - Procédure pénale

In the United States, when a trial takes place, it begins with the jury selection, which is the process whereby, according to law and precedent, members of a particular trial jury are chosen. The right to have a jury dates from the Magna Carta and it is incorporated in the...

30 juin 2009

Law making procedure in India

Dissertation - 3 pages - Droit constitutionnel

Under the parliamentary form of government adopted by the constitution of India, the function of making law belongs to the legislature (art 107 -108). The law making procedure is a very important part of the democratic system. Indeed, it has to insure that the law passed does not endanger the...

16 août 2010

Common law et civil law

Cours - 6 pages - Droit autres branches

- Les Etats de common law se distinguent par des Constitutions qui sont en fait à l'origine des lois votées par le Parlement de Westminster. Grande influence de l'agencement institutionnel né en Angleterre. - Pas de Constitution écrite au RU, cependant une série de grands textes (Magna...