This module is a resource for lecturers
This section provides a list of (mostly) open access materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.
- The Corinna Horvath Case (Australia). Human Rights Committee (2009). Communication No. 1885/2009 on views adopted by the Committee at its 110th session. CCPR/C/110/D/1885/2009. » Explanation: The Corinna Horvath Case (Australia) is one in which an international legal mechanism (the individual complaints mechanism of the HRC) offered redress (in the absence of an effective remedy at the domestic level).
- UNODC (2016). Compendium of United Nations Standards and Norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. New York: United Nations. » Explanation: The Compendium of United Nations Standards and Norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (hereafter, the Compendium) is a collation of all the United Nations’ resolutions in the area of crime prevention and criminal justice, adopted by the international community. The Compendium was first published in 1992 and it was last updated in 2016. The entire compendium is an overwhelming task to read, 1. 2, 9, 11, 20, 29, 33, 36, 39, 58 are essential.
- Shelton, Dinah (2003). Commitment and compliance: The role of non-binding norms in the international legal system. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Shelton, Dinah (2008). Soft Law in Handbook of International Law. New York: Routledge Press. » Explanation: A comprehensive overview of the nature of soft law norms and their relation to hard law treaties.
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