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Unformatted text preview: Natural rights com from national laws (Constitution; federal, state and local laws). Institutions : international laws are made in the United Nations. National laws come from national legislatures (Congress, Parliament). Enforcement ; there is no Global Government so human rights laws have to be respected by states and/or enforced through the UN. National laws are enforced by national enforcement agencies. Starting in the 18 th century, governments began abolishing and prohibiting torture and cruel punishments. This set limits on what states could do to people in custody....
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- Fall '07