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International law, Human rights law, Legal theory, Older people
Institut des Hautes Etudes Européennes
Many observers and institutional actors have seen state exits from institutions as ill-conceived actions undermining the international legal order. On the contrary, this paper asserts that withdrawals from specialised multilate... more >>.
The success of an adjudication mechanism can be measured on two levels from a human rights perspective: redress for victims and non-repetition of violations through changes of practices. In terms of the process of adjudic... more >>.
One of the specific problems of ageing is the diminution of autonomy stemming from diminishing mental or physical capacities leading to the loss of an individual home. Many of our rights are connected to possessing an individua... more >>.
The trend in international human rights law is for people living with dementia to be helped as much as possible to make decisions which are respectful of their autonomy, thus providing for what is called assisted decision... more >>.
This paper explores how the writings of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur can inform a novel approach to issues of autonomy and legal capacity in particular at the end of life. In this particular context, there are many cruci... more >>.
This paper is an attempt at combining, autoposiesis in law as developed by Luhamann, the philosophy of truth of Alain Badiou within the context of the European Convention on Human Righs.
Invited to deliver guest lectures to post-graduate students on the human rights of people with dementia.