chapter  2
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Comparative International Human Rights Law: An Analysis of the Right to Private and Family Life across Human Rights “Jurisdictions”

ByLucas Lixinski

Words like “fragmentation” and “constitutionalisation” are now commonplace in the international lawyer’s vocabulary. A fair amount of ink and server space has been devoted to publishing papers considering these two closely related phenomena.1 Some of that attention has been devoted to the specific field of human rights, and this article (and the Special Issue in which it is inserted) adds to that. More specifically, this contribution deals with how different human rights (quasi-)adjudicatory bodies have dealt with the same right across their different bodies.