Is Killing People Right

Author: Allan C. Hutchinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107123860
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This book examines how the common law works through profiles of eight great cases.

Philosophy Of Law Rights And Their Foundations

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But there are other cases. Suppose that a villain threatens to kill five people if you
will not kill Charles. Even prima facie it seems that if you act, there will be more
good in the world than there otherwise would be since five lives are four more ...

Human Rights And World Trade

Author: Ana Gonzalez-Pelaez
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113427310X
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Famine kills more people than any other violation of human rights: 24,000 people
die every day from the consequences of hunger. ... international structuralfailures,
and onlyafraction ofthe cases(67 million people) are attributable to man-made
and natural disasters. Governments across the world have not only
acknowledged the problem butalso signed in 1996 an unprecedentedset of legal
commitments ...

Advancing The Human Right To Health

Author: José M. Zuniga
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637645
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The UDHR was created on 10 December 1948, following World War II, when it
was decided that the words that created ... to its establishment: 'we must
recognize that our mutual devotion to our own land must never blind us to the
good of all lands ... In 2011, natural disasters alone killed 30,773 people, and
injured 244.7 million worldwide (CRED et al., 2012). ... 200 cases and the next
day more than 11,000 people were hospitalized of whom more than 700 died (
Walton & Ivers, 2011).

Arizona Law Review

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... that such and such is the case there will be more good in the world than there
otherwise would be does not by itself justify ... even if we require that in assessing
how much good there will be in the world account be taken of which rights, if any,
... Suppose that a villain threatens to kill five people if you will not kill Charles.

Can The Us Survive Doomsday

Author: Freddie L. Sirmans
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1425745377
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a lot of people. Abortions on demand, the killing of innocent unborn babies have
been going on for a long time. ... case. is. a. divine. morality. test. (If we fail, this
country will never be able to get back to business as usual). We are a nation ...
But, I also believe ultimately the will and instinct to survive is more power than
any law. Those with strong survival instincts all over the world and part of me are
suffering and dying right along with Terri. ... Its great moral beacon will flash no

Gun Violence In America

Author: Alexander DeConde
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555535926
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Except possibly for abortion, no social issue of recent decades has produced
more distorted data and contention ... 1 Other writers perceive such depiction as
part of "a long and, in many cases, glorious tradition of gun ownership and gun
use. ... That legal protection laid the basis for Americans equating the right to own
guns with a rough-and-ready, self-reliant ... in the twentieth century, "more often
to assault, maim, and kill one another" than have most other peoples in the world.

Christianity In Chinese Public Life Religion Society And The Rule Of Law

Author: J. Carpenter
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137410183
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Ata timewhenthe awarenessof human rights growshigher, more people startto
recognizesome social issues as violationsof their personal rights. Thisisa critical
... Thosekey players in Chinese legal system should be allowed toarguetheir
cases according to internationalhuman rights standards. Bydoing so ... During
World War II,the GermanNazi regime killed or imprisoned anyone who opposed
the war. Not.

The Moral Fool

Author: Hans-Georg Moeller
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231519249
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from a feminist perspective and believes that the law, and particularly human
rights law, is the most important tool to bring about equality among the sexes and
to diminish the suffering of women around the world. ... female body and even the
killing of women under specific circumstances (once more, one may think of
Afghanistan under the Taliban). Obviously, a dilemma arises in such cases: If one
approves of such practices on the basis of the right for the freedom of religion
then one ...

The Right Of Individual Self Defense In Public International Law

Author: Jan Kittrich
Publisher: Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
ISBN: 3832519556
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... right of self-defense. In the case of the missile strike the support received was
politically rather than legally motivated. ... These attacks killed more than 220
people, including 12 American citizens and their families. In addition, the attacks