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International law and the future of freedom /

John H. Barton ; edited by and with an introduction by Helen M. Stacy and Henry T. Greely.

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Author: Barton, John H.
Other Names: Stacy, Helen, | Greely, Henry T.,
Vernacular: International Law and The Future of Freedom is the late John Barton's exploration into ways to protect our freedoms in the new global international order. This book forges a unique approach to the problem of democracy deficit in the international legal system as a whole0 �looking at how international law concretely affects actual governance. The book draws from the author's unparalleled mastery of international trade, technology, and financial law, as well as from a wide array of other legal issues, from espionage law, to international criminal law, to human rights law. The book defines the new and changing needs to assert our freedoms and the appropriate international scopes of our freedoms in the context of the three central issues that our global system must resolve: the balance between security and freedom, the balance between economic equity and opportunity, and the balance between community and religious freedom. Barton explores the institutional ways in which those rights can be protected, using a globalized version of the traditional balance of powers division into the global executive, the global legislature, and the global judiciary.-- Provided by Publisher.
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
Topics: Human rights. | Liberty. | International organization. | International law and human rights. | Menschenrecht | Freiheit | Internationale Organisation | Völkerrecht | Derechos humanos. | Libertad. | Organización internacional. | Derecho internacional y derechos humanos.
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