Fundamental Rights and Democratic Governance: Essays in Caribbean Jurisprudence
Ian Randle Publishers, 2005 - 340 páginas
"The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has assumed a greater role in guiding and coordinating the affairs of its member states. The introduction of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) bring the quest for democratic governance into sharp relief. Using Caribbean cases, Simeon McIntosh discusses the fundamental rights and freedoms of speech and of the press, freedom of religion and freedom form inhuman and degrading punishment. He examines the protection of these rights and freedoms in the light of changes in society, social progress and other developments in the Commonwealth Caribbean within the context of the CSME and the CCJ. Fundamental Rights and Democratic Governance is the first body of work to give serious philosophical treatment to the question of fundamental rights in the Caribbean. In this second instalment on Caribbean Constitutionalism, McIntosh builds on his earlier work, Caribbean Constitutional Reform: Rethinking the West Indian Polity, in laying the theoretical justification for the Caribbean Court of Justice. "
Opinião das pessoas - Escrever uma crítica
Não foram encontradas quaisquer críticas nos locais habituais.
adjudication amendment Anguilla argument Barbados basic capital punishment Caribbean citizens claim commitment conception of justice concern conscience constitutional democracy constitutionalism criminal critical cruel and inhuman death penalty death sentence decision defamation degrading punishment delay democratic democratic governance democratic society dignity due process Dworkin enforcement equal execution free exercise free speech freedom of speech fundamental rights governmental hanging human rights Ibid idea individual rights inhuman and degrading inhuman or degrading inhuman punishment institutions interpretation issue Jamaica John Rawls judges judgment judicial review justified legislative legitimate libel liberty majoritarian majority rule mandatory death matter means mercy moral normative one’s persons peyote political conception practice Pratt and Morgan principle prisoner Privy Council procedural Professor protection public discourse public reason Put differently question Rastafarian Rawls religion religious respect Ronald Dworkin social state’s substantive Supreme Court theory Trinidad Trinidad and Tobago ultimate West Indian Constitution words