Is Killing People Right

Author: Allan C. Hutchinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107123860
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This book examines how the common law works through profiles of eight great cases.

Is Eating People Wrong

Author: Allan C. Hutchinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139495275
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This book explores eight exemplary cases from the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia that show the law as a living, breathing and down-the-street experience.

Philosophy Of Law Rights And Their Foundations

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But there are other cases. Suppose that a villain threatens to kill five people if you
will not kill Charles. Even prima facie it seems that if you act, there will be more
good in the world than there otherwise would be since five lives are four more
than one life. And now let us include in our assessment infringements of rights. If
you act, fewer rights will be infringed than if you do not, for five violations of the
right to not be killed are four more than one violation of the right to not be killed.

Arizona Law Review

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less familiar is Nozick's second point: That the fact that if we bring about that such
and such is the case there will be more good in the world than there otherwise
would be does not by itself justify our bringing about that it is the case — even if
we ... But there are other cases. Suppose that a villain threatens to kill five people
if you will not kill Charles. Even prima facie it seems that if you act, there will be
more good in the world than there otherwise would be since five lives are four
more ...

Human Rights And World Trade

Author: Ana Gonzalez-Pelaez
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113427310X
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Famine kills more people than any other violation of human rights: 24,000 people
die every day from the consequences of hunger. If this number of deaths
occurred as a consequence of breaching civil and political rights, outraged calls
for immediate action would echo across the globe. Instead, these ... Governments
across the world have not only acknowledged the problem butalso signed in
1996 an unprecedentedset of legal commitments toeradicate starvation and
malnutrition.

West S Business Law

Author: Kenneth W. Clarkson
Publisher: West Publishing Company
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Most people, for example, agree that the law should protect individuals from
being injured or killed. People ... The question frequently arises, however, as to
how the public health, safety, and morals can best be protected, and the social
environment exercises much influence over what decisions are made. ... Law is
often shaped by "legal reasoning" — reasoning that is employed by a judge to
achieve justice in an individual case but that is apparently inconsistent with prior
decisions.

Can The Us Survive Doomsday

Author: Freddie L. Sirmans
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1425745377
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a lot of people. Abortions on demand, the killing of innocent unborn babies have
been going on for a long time. That was out of sight in some cool drab room in a
hospital or clinic. But now, it's in your face, you can watch, but you can't stop us. It
is no longer just the ... But, I also believe ultimately the will and instinct to survive
is more power than any law. Those with strong survival instincts all over the world
and part of me are suffering and dying right along with Terri. In so many ways ...

Gun Violence In America

Author: Alexander DeConde
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555535926
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"How wonderful to be a nation of gun lovers!" one defender of private gun-
keeping explained later as a sentiment of many, where "there is no right more
inherent to an American than the right to own a gun."1 Available statistics tell us
that in exercising this alleged right Americans have used guns, particularly in the
twentieth century, "more often to assault, maim, and kill one another" than have
most other peoples in the world. In the 1990s, for instance, Americans killed more
people with ...

The Moral Fool

Author: Hans-Georg Moeller
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231519249
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A Case for Amorality Hans-Georg Moeller. from a feminist perspective and
believes that the law, and particularly human rights law, is the most important tool
to bring about equality among the sexes and to diminish the suffering of women
around the world. In one particularly interesting book she discusses the not so
uncommon conflicts between religious discourses or practices and women's
rights.6 There have existed and there continue to exist a number of religious
discourses that ...

Christianity In Chinese Public Life Religion Society And The Rule Of Law

Author: J. Carpenter
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137410183
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One new area which needs more international cooperation and help is relevant
international internship programs in foreign and international human rights
organizations. ... By these means, more and more people willbe able to
understand why international society cares so much about the humanrights
situations in other countries. The more we engage ... Thosekey players in
Chinese legal system should be allowed toarguetheir cases according to
internationalhuman rights standards.