[LINK] Proposal for International Law Enforcement
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sun Dec 7 17:58:37 EST 2008
At 02:33 PM 7/12/2008, Craig Sanders wrote:
>what i actually argued was that agents of particular jurisdictions have
>no right to enforce their own laws based on actions or omissions in
For the record, no one said they did have that right. The discussion
was around coordinated enforcement and legal frameworks.
>and i also happen to think that national law is subordinate to basic
>human rights, such as freedom of expression, freedom of association,
>freedom of (and from) religion, and the right to due process. these
>are the only things that should trump national or regional (and even
So if the coordinated laws are around protecting human rights, those
are also wrong laws? 'Rights' are only enforceable by law. Just
having a laundry list does nothing. We in the developed
world/countries operate under a system of law, not just philosophies.
I think you just want to disagree, Craig
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