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Author Quigley, John B.

Title The law of consular access : a documentary guide / John Quigley, William J. Aceves and S. Adele Shank
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 303 pages)
Series Routledge research in international law
Routledge research in international law.
Contents Overview of consular access -- Role of consuls in assisting a national -- Situations requiring advice about consular access -- Individuals who must be advised -- Timing of consular access -- Confidentiality of communication -- Automatic notification under bilateral treaties -- Rights assertable against the receiving state -- Consular access as a due process right -- Statutory right to sending state protection -- Non-statutory right to sending state protection -- Incorporation into domestic law -- Subsidiary regulation and legislation -- Availability of a judicial remedy -- Domestic effect of international decisions -- Prejudice as a prerequisite for a judicial remedy -- Suppression of evidence as a judicial remedy -- Procedural default as barring a remedy -- Consular access violation as grounds for sentence reduction or clemency -- Monetary damages for a foreign national -- Intervention in court by a sending state -- Civil suit by a sending state -- Diplomatic protest by a sending state -- Jurisdiction in the International Court of Justice -- Jurisdiction in Inter-American human rights organs -- Proceedings in the International Court of Justice -- Proceedings in the Inter-American human rights system
Summary This book brings together the relevant documentary sources on the law of consular access, with significant excerpts set alongside commentary on the documents. As well as the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, the book also includes other sources, such as bilateral and multilateral treaties, and key court cases from various jurisdictions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-294) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Consular law.
Defense (Criminal procedure)
Detention of persons.
Diplomatic protection.
Consular law.
Defense (Criminal procedure)
Detention of persons.
Diplomatic protection.
LAW -- International.
Form Electronic book
Author Aceves, William J.
Shank, S. Adele.
ISBN 0203866657