When humans become migrants

A blog containing Marie-Bénédicte Dembour's 30 episode podcast to support her book.

Episode eighteen: Is a convergence between the Inter-American and European Courts of Human Rights in sight?

At this stage in the series, you probably have gained some understanding about the way the two courts operate. Both have the same task of applying human rights conventions, especially in cases brought by individuals. However, they work rather differently. In this podcast, I contemplate the possibility that they may converge more in the future….

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Episode seventeen: What effects do we want human rights judgments to have?

If a human rights court knows that a state is going to resist a ruling of violation, should the court refrain from insisting that human rights have been violated and from ordering that the state change its ways? This episode contrasts how the Inter-American and European Courts approach this question. [podcast]https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/humanrights/files/2015/05/hrm17_what_effects_do_judgments_have-1p6506z.mp3[/podcast] (If you have problems…

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Episode sixteen: The Inter-American Court is ready to stand up against states

In this episode I continue my exploration of the approach taken by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. In particular I focus upon the Yean and Bosico case which concerned two (unrelated) children of Haitian descent who were born in the Dominican Republic. [podcast]https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/humanrights/files/2015/05/hrm16_haitians_in_the_dominican_republic-1iscjps.mp3[/podcast] (If you have problems with the embedded player use this link…

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