Widening Horizons: the Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law
By: Bingham, T HMaterial type: TextSeries: The Hamlyn lecturesPublisher: Cambridge New York Cambridge University Press 2010Description: 90 pISBN: 9780521199353; 9780521138024Subject(s): International and municipal law -- Great Britain | Comparative law -- Great BritainDDC classification: 341.040941 BIN LOC classification: KD4015 | .B56 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
'Foreign moods, fads or fashions' -- 'Wider still and wider' -- Nonsense on international stilts?.
"British judges increasingly now pay attention to foreign case law when deciding domestic cases, and are required to interpret and apply international law in domestic courts and administer an international code of human rights. Tom Bingham examines the consequences of this increasingly internationalist outlook of British courts, including cases which rely on a range of foreign cases, cases where an international convention or principle is interpreted and cases in which human rights cases are decided in reliance on principles established elsewhere"--