This Note explores the sources of law available to the Inter-American Commission and Court. The structure and jurisdiction of the European system for protecting human rights and their relation to the American system are examined first. This Note then reviews some case law and interpretation procedures of the European system and the International Court.
Timothy M. McCann,
The American Convention on Human Rights: Toward Uniform Interpretation of Human Rights Law,
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Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol6/iss3/9