Law and Society Study Set 1

Sociology

Quiz 13 :

International Human Rights and International Crime

Quiz 13 :

International Human Rights and International Crime

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The maiming or incapacitation of an individual to eliminate him or her as a threat and to deter other individuals. This serves which purpose of torture?
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C

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European Court of Human Rights held that a suspect of collaboration with separatists was detained and tortured by rape, humiliation, beating, and other forms of torture.
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B

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Congress amended the Detainee Treatment Act to prohibit the use of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment by government personnel in ______.
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D

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The International Criminal Court held that children under 15 years old are incapable of informed consent and as a result there is no meaningful difference between recruiting and conscripting children and enlisting children who voluntarily enroll in the armed forces.
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The infliction of pain in retribution refers to which purpose of torture?
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The infliction of pain to deter future acts of violence refers to which purpose of torture?
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Identify the year that the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act was implemented. This authorized sanctions such as a denial of economic developmental assistance to countries that do not protect workers' rights.
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Which treaty regulated landmines, cluster bombs, and chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons?
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The right to work is protected by ______.
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These rights prohibit the government from interfering with individuals' freedom and are termed ______.
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A reduced subsistence diet is which of the following torture techniques?
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The abuse of individuals to obtain admissions of criminal conduct or to obtain information. This serves which purpose of torture?
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Which of the following is NOT true of the Human Rights Council?
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The U.S. federal court held that claims of torture may be brought under the Alien Tort Claim Act when torture is committed by private individuals as well as by government officials. Identify the selection corresponding to this.
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This torture technique involves placing a thick bag over detainee's heads other than when interrogated.
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The right to be free from discrimination is protected by which of the following?
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The United States also has imposed sanctions since 1990 on a number of countries. Identify which of the following countries did NOT have sanctions imposed by the United States.
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Identify the year that Congress adopted the National Endowment for Democracy Act that created a publicly funded foundation to promote democracy.
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The right to adequate housing is protected by which of the following?
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Which torture technique requires detainees to remain in a spread eagle stress position for hours?
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