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A Law Of Blood Ties The Right To Access Genetic Ancestry

Author : Alice Diver
ISBN : 9783319010717
Genre : Law
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This text collates and examines the jurisprudence that currently exists in respect of blood-tied genetic connection, arguing that the right to identity often rests upon the ability to identify biological ancestors, which in turn requires an absence of adult-centric veto norms. It looks firstly to the nature and purpose of the blood-tie as a unique item of birthright heritage, whose socio-cultural value perhaps lies mainly in preventing, or perhaps engendering, a feared or revered sense of ‘otherness.’ It then traces the evolution of the various policies on ‘telling’ and accessing truth, tying these to the diverse body of psychological theories on the need for unbroken attachments and the harms of being origin deprived. The ‘law’ of the blood-tie comprises of several overlapping and sometimes conflicting strands: the international law provisions and UNCRC Country Reports on the child’s right to identity, recent Strasbourg case law, and domestic case law from a number of jurisdictions on issues such as legal parentage, vetoes on post-adoption contact, court-delegated decision-making, overturned placements and the best interests of the relinquished child. The text also suggests a means of preventing the discriminatory effects of denied ancestry, calling upon domestic jurists, legislators, policy-makers and parents to be mindful of the long-term effects of genetic ‘kinlessness’ upon origin deprived persons, especially where they have been tasked with protecting this vulnerable section of the population.

Rage

Author : Lori Carangelo
ISBN : 9780942605471
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LORI CARANGELO is no stranger to the criminal world as result of investigating and interviewing incarcerated killers, rapists and other assorted criminals. She compiles their stories, not solely to satisfy the reader's thirst for a bloody tale, but also to ferret out answers to often asked questions such as WHY they did it, and HOW a normal child grew to become a unremorseful "monster" -- in order to help prevent more monsters.

Justiciability Of Human Rights Law In Domestic Jurisdictions

Author : Alice Diver
ISBN : 9783319240169
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This collection of 16 essays by 19 contributors calls into question the notion of domestic justiciability across a wide range of human rights issues, such as health, human dignity, criminal justice, property and transitional democracy. The authors offer critical analyses of a number of rights frameworks, focusing in considerable detail upon specific countries (e.g. Libya, Colombia, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya, India) and regions (e.g. Europe, Africa) to highlight the various challenges which continue to vex human rights advocates and scholars. In doing so they pinpoint some of the major tensions that still exist within developing and developed jurisdictions, via a myriad range of perspectives. The essays collectively present a diverse assortment of themes unified by a single ‘golden thread’ – that of the domestic interpretations given to human rights protections. They raise questions as to how such rights might be made substantive at the level of domestic implementation, and query the extent to which these rights can, or even should, be enforced by the courts. The potential strains in the relationship between human rights and the rule of law, is further called into question by another central theme: that of human dignity. A fundamental dilemma arises in respect of the extent to which a ‘right’ to dignity can best be promoted, protected or monitored by domestic decision-makers. Similar issues are apparent within the context of the protection of those human rights which increasingly tend to engage social, political or economic considerations and interests. Whilst these arguments are often framed principally in terms of ‘rights,’ the collective message that emerges from this book is that such rights may often be, in fact, essentially non-justiciable. Readers of this text will perhaps feel compelled to reflect carefully and fully upon what it tells us about human rights law generally, and the extent to which such rights may be truly amenable to adjudication by the courts.

James Munro And The Freeway Killers

Author : Lori Carangelo
ISBN : 9780942605372
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Like Forrest Gump, Jim Munro grew up with multiple physical and mental handicaps to overcome. Unlike Gump who was a likable movie hero and was liked in real life, Jim Munro was never liked -- not by his American parents who adopted him from a German orphanage and then discarded him, nor by those who knew about his lifestyle and association with Bill Bonin, California's "Freeway Killer." To unravel Jim Munro for this book, it was necessary to include graphic descriptions of his activities and behaviors, including when he was in the wrong place at the wrong time with Bill Bonin and the body of one of Bonin's many young male victims. That mistake resulted in almost 40 years in prison at this writing, despite that he never killed or injured anyone. Accomplice or victim or both? You be the judge.

Blood Relatives

Author : Lori Carangelo
ISBN : 9780942605488
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BLOOD RELATIVES proves truth is stranger than fiction. Investigation Discovery (ID) TV aired a partly fictionalized dramatization loosely based on this book. Now read the REAL story. This is a "who done it" with twists and turns you won't see coming. The characters and events are REAL - including "the mother who legalized abortion in America" and her children who are caught up in complex family relationships resulting from adoption, abortion, incest, greed, corruption and murders. Just as one may hand down a family recipe, this story, which takes the reader from the 1960s to the present, provides an intriguing mix of Southern pride and prejudice, mystery, motives and murders. Turn up the heat, stir in the action, add a pinch of reasonable doubt, allow to simmer, and feed your craving for a bloody tale.

Cardozo Women S Law Journal

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On The Origin Of Species Arabic Edition

Author : Charles Darwin
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