The slave trade and the origins of international human rights law sheds light on a piece of international law that is little known martinez a human rights lawyer and stanford law school professor explores international courts established in the early 1800s to help bring an end to the slave trade. The slave trade and the origins of international human rights law has 18 ratings and 0 reviews there is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea o. The slave trade and the origins of international human rights law jenny s martinez forces us to fundamentally rethink the origins of human rights activism filled with fascinating stories of captured slave ship crews brought to trial across the atlantic world in the nineteenth century. Yet the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade remains the most successful episode ever in the history of international human rights law slavery and the slave trade are among the few universally acknowledged crimes under international law. The slave trade and the origins of international human rights law by jenny martinez by book martinez also does the important work of restoring this story to its important place in the history of international human rights law and international criminal law but that british efforts to suppress the slave trade were constrained by
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