The continuing oppression and violation of human rights in Mexico is predicated on the abuse of executive power, suppression of the powers of the Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos (the National Commission for the Protection of Human Rights), and the usurpation of the authority of the judiciary. This thesis conducts a comparative analysis of the protection of human rights under the Constitution of the United States, the German Basic Law, and the Constitution of Mexico. It analyses the concept of the judicial review of executive and legislative powers and advocates for the establishment of a National Court of Human Rights in Mexico. This thesis examines Amparo, the traditional legal action for the protection of individual rights, and its shortcomings in affording adequate protection of human rights from abuse by executive power. The thesis concludes, by advocating for that the creation of the National Court of Human Right as an independent, unbiased and custodian of the human rights as contained in the Constitution of Mexico.
Bravo-Aguilar, Nauhcatzin T., "Mexico: The Case for Creation of a National Court of Human Rights" (1998). LLM Theses and Essays. 202.
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