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(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

ABA

American Bar Association

APA

Administrative Procedure Act (United States)

APP

anti-paternalistic principle

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

BVerfG

Bundesverfassungsgericht

BVerfGE

Bundesverfassungsgerichtsentscheidung

BVP

Bayerische Volkspartei (Germany)

CC

constitutional court

CCM

crime control model

CCP

Chinese Communist Party

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CEELI

Central and Eastern European Law Initiative

CFI

Court of First Instance

CLS

Critical Legal Studies

CPSU

Communist Party of the Soviet Union

DDP

Deutsche Demokratische Partei (Germany)

DDR

demobilization, disarmament, and reintegration

DKP

Deutsche Kommunistische Partei (Germany)

DNVP

Deutschnational Volkspartei (Germany)

DPM

due process model

DVP

Deutsche Volkspartei (Germany)

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECJ

European Court of Justice

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

EPRDF

Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front

EU

European Union

FCC

Federal Constitutional Court (Germany)

FSU

Finnish Seamen's Union

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

hESC

human embryonic stem cell

HDR

Human Development Report

Homosexual Policy Assessment Team (United Kingdom)

HRA

Human Rights Act 1998 (United Kingdom)

HRC

Human Rights Council

IACHR

Inter-American Convention on Human Rights

ICA

initiative constitutional amendment (United States)

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICITAP

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program

ICJ

International Court of Justice

IDEA

Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

ILC

International Law Commission

ILEA

International Law Enforcement Academies

ILO

International Labour Organization

ISAF

International Security Assistance Force

ITF

International Transport Workers’ Federation

IVF

in vitro fertilization

KPD

Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

LGB

lesbian, gay, and bisexual

LLP

liberal legitimacy principle

MMP

mixed-member proportional

MP

Member of Parliament

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBAC

National Bioethics Advisory Commission (United States)

NCMP

Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (Singapore)

NIE

new institutional economics

NGO

non-governmental organization

NMP

Nominated Member of Parliament (Singapore)

NPD

National Democratic Party (Germany)

NSDAP

Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (Germany)

OBC

Other Backward Class (India)

ODIHR

Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

OIC

Organization of Islamic Conference

OIRA

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (United States)

OLC

Office of Legal Counsel (United States)

OPDAT

Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training

OSCE

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

PAP

People's Action Party (Singapore)

public interest litigation

PL

John Rawls, Political Liberalism

PR

proportional representation

PSN

principle of state neutrality

SACC

South African Constitutional Court

SC

Scheduled Caste (India)

SCC

Supreme Court of Canada

SDF

Self-Defence Forces (Japan)

SIAC

Special Immigration Appeals Commission (United Kingdom)

SPD

Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

SRP

Socialist Reich Party (Germany)

ST

Scheduled Tribe (India)

TEU

Treaty on European Union

TFEU

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

TJ

John Rawls, A Theory of Justice

TRC

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

UNGA

United Nations General Assembly

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

USPD

Unabhängige Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

VCLT

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

WTO

World Trade Organization

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