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Human Rights

About This Guide

This Guide is a starting place for Human Rights research at the Garbrecht Law Library. It provides information on a selection of monographs and reference books on Human Rights. These books are available in print or electronically. It also provides a selection of internet based resources to begin researching Human Rights.

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Human Rights  The freedoms, immunities, and benefits that, according to modern values (esp. at an international level), all human beings should be able to claim as a matter of right in the society in which they live. See Universal Declaration of  Human Rights.   Black's Law Dictionary (11th ed. 2019).

Introduction to Human Rights - Booklist

The list below will provide a great start.  Searching the library catalog, URSUS, will help you find more books on point.

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