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Remedial Approaches to Human Rights Violations: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and Beyond

Antkowiak, Thomas M.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 46: 351-419

This Article argues that reparative approaches that include only compensation and declarative relief are not only insufficient in egregious cases such as Plan de Sanchez, but they are also inadequate, inefficient, and even unwanted in many other scenarios of rights abuse. Thus, I espouse a remedial model that emphasizes the restorative measures of satisfaction and rehabilitation, as well as general assurances of non-repetition, in response to all human rights violations. (excerpt)


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