Legal Capacity in the Disability Rights Convention: Stranglehold of the Past or Lodestar for the Future?

Reviews whether the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should be revised to eliminate the distinction between the legal capacity for rights and legal capacity to act, which is a distinction made in many countries.

Author(s): Dhanda, Amita
Publication Date: Spring 2007
Publisher: Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce