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Author: Joseph Powderly

motionless, but for the occasional domestic jolt, since the heady days of Nuremberg. Part of their task then can be simply put: restore energy and life to international criminal law. In approaching such a task – logically, given the absence of the right to expressly ‘make’ substantive law – there was only

In: Judges and the Making of International Criminal Law

. People are living longer and science has made it possible to keep patients alive who would otherwise be dead, by using life support measures. Other factors include the relevance of patients’ informed consent and a new understanding of patient self-determination, in which patients are allowed to refuse

In: European Journal of Health Law

impact of the war-dead on daily life’. Hepner and Kim critique the use of the ‘dead-as-evidence’ in international legal processes and explain that the omnipresence of the dead in Acholiland is a ‘lived reality’ that is intimately tied to the ‘consequent desire for reparative justice’ for the living

In: International Criminal Law Review

’s life. But it is also a fact that children progressively acquire the capacity to be able to understand the importance and consequences of acts concerning their own lives, and therefore to be able to make decisions on their own. Accordingly, while they grow up there is an increasing tension between their

In: European Journal of Health Law

imposed in the patient’s as well as the community’s best interests. 38 Arguably, compelling a patient such as dj Fabo to go on living against his will is neither in his best interest nor in that of the community. Moreover, both refusal of life-sustaining treatment and assisted suicide eventually lead to

In: European Journal of Health Law

: strategic, cognitive or legitimating. Strategic usages are the most common and they a motivated by intentional goals, aims to increase own gains and to seize new opportunity structures. A cognitive usage, on the other hand, refers to an act of articulating and spreading ideas that explain and interpret a

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

assessment of the client’s legal capacity is to have a conversation with them. The client should be openly informed about the purpose of the conversation, which should involve questions concerning their everyday life as well as the legal act at hand. The questions may concern the client’s family matters

In: European Journal of Health Law

experience, more specifically on motivational factors. Volunteer tourism is often promoted as ‘travel with a purpose’ and ‘making a difference’ ( Ingram, 2011 ), as altruistically motivated tourism in contrast to commercial tourism ( McIntosh and Zahra, 2007 ). However, studies have found that the strongest

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights
Author: Richard Healey

autonomous life there is sufficient reason to recognise that he possesses a power of consent over the rights that generally prohibit medical interventions. By way of contrast, young children generally fail to meet the normative condition in the context of self-regarding medical treatment. We do not think

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

), passed in 2003, sought to establish minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers within each Member State to which it applied. 60 This was meant to ensure a dignified standard of living in each Member State for such persons, 61 and the material reception conditions included within the original

In: European Journal of Migration and Law