Is Killing People Right

Author: Allan C. Hutchinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107560888
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Including seminal cases in end of life, abortion and equal rights, this is an ideal introduction for students to legal history and jurisprudence.

Advancing The Human Right To Health

Author: José M. Zuniga
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637645
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This statement has never been truer than in the face of an environmental disaster
or conflicts that disrupt public health services when they are most needed. In
2011, natural disasters alone killed 30,773 people, and injured 244.7 million
worldwide (CRED et al., 2012). Economic damages from natural disasters were
estimated to be US$366.1 billion and were the highest ever recorded (CRED et
al., 2012). Between 300 and 400 environmental disasters occur each year in the
world ...

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. If this number of deaths
occurred as a consequence of breaching civil and political rights, outraged calls
for immediate action would echo across the globe. Instead, these ... Governments
across the world have not only acknowledged the problem butalso signed in
1996 an unprecedentedset of legal commitments toeradicate starvation and

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
than one life. And now let us include in our assessment infringements of rights. If
you act, fewer rights will be infringed than if you do not, for five violations of the
right to not be killed are four more than one violation of the right to not be killed.

Arizona Law Review

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less familiar is Nozick's second point: That the fact that if we bring about 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 our bringing about that it is the case — even if
we ... 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 ...

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. That was out of sight in some cool drab room in a
hospital or clinic. But now, it's in your face, you can watch, but you can't stop us. It
is no longer just the ... 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. In so many ways ...

Confidential Informant

Author: John Madinger
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420048704
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Case. Study: World. Trade. Center. Bombing. The bomb that blew apart the
underground garage in New York's World Trade Center weighed 1500 pounds
and cost a few hundred dollars to build. When it exploded on February 26, 1993,
it killed six people and the damage cost $700 million to clean up. The
investigation of this bombing would cost many millions more, as the FBI, NYPD,
ATF, and other agencies sought answers in the rubble of a tragedy that could
have been much, much ...

Gun Violence In America

Author: Alexander DeConde
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555535926
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"How wonderful to be a nation of gun lovers!" one defender of private gun-
keeping explained later as a sentiment of many, where "there is no right more
inherent to an American than the right to own a gun."1 Available statistics tell us
that in exercising this alleged right Americans have used guns, particularly in the
twentieth century, "more often to assault, maim, and kill one another" than have
most other peoples in the world. In the 1990s, for instance, Americans killed more
people with ...

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

Author: J. Carpenter
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137410183
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One new area which needs more international cooperation and help is relevant
international internship programs in foreign and international human rights
organizations. ... By these means, more and more people willbe able to
understand why international society cares so much about the humanrights
situations in other countries. The more we engage ... Thosekey players in
Chinese legal system should be allowed toarguetheir cases according to
internationalhuman rights standards.

The Moral Fool

Author: Hans-Georg Moeller
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231519249
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A Case for Amorality Hans-Georg Moeller. 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. In one particularly interesting book she discusses the not so
uncommon conflicts between religious discourses or practices and women's
rights.6 There have existed and there continue to exist a number of religious
discourses that ...