International human rights law and domestic law: problems of incorporation

26 October 2015

Preparation (35 pages)

Questions:

  • International human rights law claims it is agnostic as to implementation, but is there not a certain preference for the monist model?
  • Where does Canada stand in relation to other states, including other common law states,  in terms of the status of international human rights?
  • How do different countries deal with contradictions between international human rights obligations and domestic law?

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