The United Nations human rights treaty bodies, such as the Human Rights Committee, the Committee Against Torture, and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, oversee national implementation of international human rights obligations. This chapter discusses the legitimacy of the human rights treaty bodies’ court-like function of deciding cases on individual complaints.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Ulfstein: The Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Legitimacy Challenges
Geir Ulfstein (Univ. of Oslo - Law) has posted The Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Legitimacy Challenges (in Legitimacy and International Courts, Nienke Grossman, Harlan Grant Cohen, Andreas Follesdal & Geir Ulfstein eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract: