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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Teisė / Law (S001)
Author(s): Szymanski, Charles F
Title: The United Nations and states of exception
Is part of: Baltic journal of law & politics [elektroninis išteklius]. Warsaw : Versita, 2010, Vol. 3, no. 2
Extent: p. 119-143
Date: 2010
Keywords: States of exception;Derogation;Security Council;Human rights
Abstract: The political and legal problem of a state of exception, whereby a state deviates from its normal constitutional and legal order in response to a real or perceived emergency, has generated much debate. Critics contend that the use of a state of exception really is an exception that swallows the rule, with the potential to corrode the entire legal order. The first part of this article explores international law‟s attempt to put limits upon countries use of state of exception, as enforced by Human Rights Committee of the United Nations. Secondly, the author looks at the broader question of whether or not the U.N., as a super-state, itself uses states of exception, and what, if any, limits are placed upon it
Affiliation(s): Teisės fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Baltic Journal of Law & Politics 2010, vol. 3, iss. 2
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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