Speech given at Session 4: The Legal Profession and Human Rights. Jerome Shestack explains what is intended by “globalization” of human rights. The term embraces more than the standards themselves and includes the process by which human rights implementation takes place on a global level, the range of those who advocate international human rights, the potential for a meaningful international human rights judicial system, and the role of human rights in the calculus of international relations. He article touches on all of these areas.
Jerome J. Shestack,
Globalization of Human Rights Law,
21 Fordham Int'l L.J. 558
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol21/iss2/28