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International Law: Specialized Sources: Inter-American Court & Commission

This guide lists essential sources for specialized areas of international law.

Conventions & treaties

American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man, Res. XXX, Final Act of the Ninth International Conference of American States (Pan American Union), Bogota, Colombia, Mar. 30-May 2, 1948, at 38.

Reprinted in:

1 Annals of the O.A.S. 130 (1949)

Handbook of Existing Rules Pertaining to Human Rights, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.23 Doc. 21 Rev. 6, at 5 (1979) 

Basic Documents Pertaining to Human Rights in the Inter-American System, OAS/Ser.L/V/I.4 Rev. 9 (2003) 43 Am. J. Int'l L. Supp. 133 (1949)

 

American Convention on Human Rights,  Nov. 21, 1969, O.A.S. T.S. No. 36, 1144 U.N.T.S. 143, S. Treaty Doc. No. 95-21, 9 I.L.M. 99 (1969).

Inter-American Court of Human Rights & case-finding tools

See also
General sources for human rights legislation, cases & documents.

For additional books on the procedure and case law of the Court or the Commission, search Julius by keyword or subject using Inter-American Court..., Inter-American Commission..., the name of the relevant treaty, and/or keywords from your research topic.