Widening Horizons : The Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law by  Bingham, Thomas H.

Widening Horizons : The Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law by Bingham, Thomas H.

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ISBN: 9780521138024

Cambridge University Press,

28 February 2018

Paperback, 102 pages

Description

British judges increasingly now pay attention to foreign case law when deciding domestic cases, and are required to interpret and apply international law in domestic courts and administer an international code of human rights. Tom Bingham examines the consequences of this increasingly internationalist outlook of British courts, including cases which rely on a range of foreign cases, cases where an international convention or principle is interpreted and cases in which human rights cases are decided in reliance on principles established elsewhere.