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1. Eriksson, Lars D. : Om kollektiva rättigheter, grupptalan och miljöeffektbeskrivningar, 1982

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Om kollektiva rättigheter, grupptalan och miljöeffektbeskrivningar / Eriksson, Lars D.

REFERENCE TO GENERIC UNIT (Periodica): Oikeus : No. 11., p.180-183. - Helsinki : Suomen Demokraattiset Lakimiehet & Oikeus- ja yhteiskuntatieteellinen yhd.( D), 1982. - ISSN 0356-4037


ABSTRACT: Förf. definierar termerna kollektiva rättigheter, grupptalan och miljöeffektbeskrivningar samt diskuterar den finländska miljövårdslagstiftningen. The author defines the terms collective rights, group action and environmental effect descriptions, and then he discusses Finnish environmental control legislation.

* kollektiva rättigheter = collective rights = kollektiiviset oikeudet
* grupptalan = class action = ryhmätoiminta


2. Vuori, Eeva : Oikeudenkäynnistä muiden puolesta, 1982

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Oikeudenkäynnistä muiden puolesta / Vuori, Eeva

REFERENCE TO GENERIC UNIT (Periodica): Lakimies : suomalaisen lakimiesyhdistyksen aikakauskirja : No. 80., p. 136-157. - Helsinki : Suomalainen lakimiesyhdistys (D), 1982.


ABSTRACT: Pohjois-Amerikan Yhdysvalloissa on sekä liittovaltion että useimpien osavaltioiden oikeudenkäytässä annettu yksilölle huomattavasti laajempi oikeus ajaa kannetta myös muiden puolesta.Class-action nimisestä kanteesta tarkastellaan tässä ? vähän tarkemmin.

* grupptalan = class action = ryhmätoiminta

3. Niemi-Kiesiläinen, Johanna : Ei tullut ryhmäkannetta, ei tullut ohivalitusta, tuliko kumulaatio?, 1998

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Ei tullut ryhmäkannetta, ei tullut ohivalitusta, tuliko kumulaatio? / Niemi-Kiesiläinen, Johanna

REFERENCE TO GENERIC UNIT (Periodica): Oikeus : no. 1., p.3-33. - Helsinki : Suomen demokraattiset lakimiehet & Oikeus- ja yhteiskuntatieteellinen yhdistys, 1998. - ISSN 0356-4037


* grupptalan = class action = ryhmätoiminta
* rättsfall/rättspraxis = cases/case law = oikeustapaukset/oikeuskäytäntö


NOTE (GENERAL): Lugano convention; Brussel convention;

4. Rowe, Thomas D. : Compensating Large Numbers of People for Inflicted Harms, 2001

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Compensating Large Numbers of People for Inflicted Harms / Rowe, Thomas D.

REFERENCE TO GENERIC UNIT (Periodica): Duke journal of comparative & international law : Spring/Summer : vol. 11., p. 157-455. - Durham : DUke University School of Law, 2001.


ABSTRACT: The articles are: 1. Revisiting the Monster: New Myths and Realities of Class Action and Other Large Scale Litigation, by Deborah R. Hensler. 2. Class Action Advice in the Form of Questions, by Edward H. Cooper. 3. Multi-Party Proceedings in England: Representative and Group Actions, by Neil Andrews. 4. Class Actions: The Canadian Experience, by Garry D. Watson. 5. Multi-Plaintiff Litigation in Australia: A Comparative Perspective, by S. Stuart Clark, Christina Harris. 6. Multi-Party Actions: A European Approach, by Christopher Hodges. 7. Non-Class Group Litigation Under EU and German Law, by Harald Koch. 8. Mass Tort Litigation in Germany and Switzerland, by Gerhard Walter. 9. Group Actions in Sweden: Reflections on the Purpose of Civil Litigation, the Need for Reforms, and a Forthcoming Proposal, by Roberth Nordh. 10. Some Remarks on Group Litigation in Comparative Perspective, by Michele Taruffo. 11. Causes of Action for Foreign Victims of Economic Espionage Abroad by U.S. Intelligence, by Michael Mosier. 12. Will China Allow Itself to Enter the New Economy?, by Michael Mosier.

* grupptalan = class action = ryhmätoiminta

NOTE (MEETINGS): Debates over Group Litigation in Comparative Perspective , Geneva, July, 2000, [C] What Can We Learn from Each Other?

URL http://www.law.duke.edu/shell/cite.pl?11+Duke+J.+Comp.+&+Int'l+L.+157
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5. Joseph, Sarah : Corporations and transnational human rights litigation , 2004


Corporations and transnational human rights litigation / Joseph, Sarah - ( Human rights law in perspective), xii, 177 p.. - Oxford : Hart publ., 2004.

ISBN 1-84113-457-0


ABSTRACT: CONTENTS:. 1. Introduction. Informal Accountability. Self Regulation. Legal Accountability. International Human Rights Law. National Laws. Extraterritorial Laws. Transnational Human Rights Litigation against Corporations. Criminal Liability. Civil Liability. Common Law and Civil Law. Litigation in the United States of America. Litigation in non-US forums. Conclusion. 2. The Alien Tort Claims Act. Historical Development of the ATCA. Human Rights Norms within ‘the Law of Nations’. Requirement of State Action . Abstention Issues Associated with State Action Doctrine. Act of State. Political Question. Comity. Private Actor Abuses. A Summary of Corporate Complicity under ATCA. The International Treaty Limb of ATCA. Choice of Law under ATCA. The Future for ATCA. Rolling back Filartiga: Attacks upon the ATCA in Litigation. Potential Legislative Amendments. Consequences of Defusing the ATCA. The Torture Victim Protection Act. Conclusion. 3. Other Jurisdictional Bases in the US. Tort Jurisdiction. A Brief Overview of Relevant Tort Principles. Doe v Unocal. Other Examples of Transitory Tort Cases. Choice of Law. Do Tort Cases against Private Sector Parties Raise Human Rights Issues? Jurisdiction under § 1331. Liability under RICO. Conclusion. 4. Procedural Obstacles in the US. Personal Jurisdiction. Forum non Conveniens. Deference to Plaintiff’s Choice. Adequate Alternative Forum. Public Interests Considerations. Weighing Respective Private Interests. Retaliatory Legislation: Trumping Forum non Conveniens?. Conditional FNC Dismissals. Conclusion on FNC in the US. 5. A New Front: The Nike Case. The Case of Kasky v Nike. Assessment of the Nike Case. Corporate Rights of Freedom of Expression. Corporate Silence: An Undesirable Consequence of the Nike Case. Improving the Quality of the Debate regarding Corporations and Human Rights. 6.Transnational Human Rights Litigation in Other Countries. England . Extraterritorial Jurisdiction over Corporations. Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Forum non Conveniens in England. Choice of Law. Advantages and Disadvantages of Litigation in England. Australia. Canada. Conclusion. 7. Parent Corporation Liability in Transnational Human Rights Cases. The Corporate Veil. Joint Liability. Direct Parent Liability. Multinational Group Liability. Multinational Economic Networks. Conclusion. 8. Conclusion. Summary of Current Litigation. Is Transnational Human Rights Litigation against TNCs ‘a Good Thing’?. Litigation Pressure will Increase. The Limits of Transnational Human Rights Litigation against Companies. An International Approach?. Appendix: Table of Selected Cases

* ansvarighet = accountability = vastuullisuus
* grupptalan = class action = ryhmätoiminta
* brott mot mänskligheten = crimes against humanity = rikos ihmisyyttä vastaan
* omänsklig behandling eller bestraffning = inhuman treatment or punishment = epäinhimillinen kohtelu tai rangaistus
* internationell sedvanerätt = customary international law = kansainvälinen tapaoikeus
* diskriminering = discrimination = syrjintä
* EU = EU = EU
* miljöskydd = environmental protection = ympäristönsuojelu
* folkmord = genocide = kansanmurha
* mänskliga rättigheter = human rights = ihmisoikeudet
* peremptory norms = jus cogens = jus cogens
* multinationella bolag = transnational corporations (TNC) = monikansalliset yritykset
* hållbar utveckling = sustainable development = kestävä kehitys
* tortyr = torture = kidutus
* krigsförbrytelser = war crimes = sotarikokset
* terrorism = terrorism = terrorismi
* rättsfall/rättspraxis = cases/case law = oikeustapaukset/oikeuskäytäntö


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