TITLE

The U.S.-Mexico Border Wall and the Case for "Environmental Rights"

AUTHOR(S)
FISHER, DAVID
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Texas International Law Journal;Winter2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on environmental right issues posed by the U.S.-Mexico border wall. Topics discussed include international norms such as right to private property, the rights of indigenous people and the right to non-discrimination violated by the actions of the U.S. government surrounding its border-wall construction, Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
ACCESSION #
101700041

 

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