Scholars hold that there are forty to fifty distinct human rights. History teaches that they should be constitutionally enshrined. In this modern era when constitution-making is multiplying, drafters of bills of rights must now determine questions of formulation and location. How should these forty to fifty distinct human rights be classified; where in these constitutions should these rights be recited?
Albert P. Blaustein & Carol Tenney,
Understanding "Rights" and Bills of Rights,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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