n Law, Democracy & Development - The horizontal application of constitutional rights in a comparative perspective

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1028-1053
  • E-ISSN: 2077-4907



Traditionally, constitutional rights apply in the public sphere but not in the private sphere. In other words, private actors were not bound by human rights. Although often associated with the natural rights theory, the distinction between the public and the private in the application of human rights "antedates modern liberalism by more than two millennia."

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