International Law


Author: Malcolm D. Evans
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199654670
Category: Law
Page: 873
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Evans' International Law provides wide-ranging analysis of all the key issues and themes in public international law and brings together an outstanding collection of interesting and diverse writings from the leading scholars in the field. The fourth edition succeeds both in explaining the principles of international law and exposing the debates and challenges that underlie it. Now fully revised and updated, it continues to provide an authoritative and stimulating overview of this increasingly important subject; revealing international law in its full diversity. International Law is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, featuring the personal views and recollections of eminent international law practitioners.

International Law

Theory and Practice : Essays in Honour of Eric Suy
Author: Eric Suy,Karel Wellens
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789041105820
Category: Law
Page: 809
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Professor Suy occupies a prominent place in international law, both as an academic lawyer as well as the former Under-Secretary-General & Legal Counsel of the United Nations. His activities as a teacher, scholar, UN Legal Counsel, keynote speaker on many occasions & as a legal advisor to Belgian & foreign governmental authorities naturally led to the sub-divisions of this volume, such as the law of international organizations, the law of the European Union, the law of armed conflict, & the peaceful settlement of disputes. The contributions, all by friends of Eric Suy, present the vast panorama of his intellectual pursuits.

International Law


Author: Antonio Cassese
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199259399
Category: Law
Page: 558
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Previous edition, 1st, published in 2001.

International Law


Author: Malcolm N. Shaw
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107188474
Category: Law
Page: 1050
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The definitive and authoritative international law text, updated to reflect key case law, international practice and treaty developments.

International Law

Being the Collected Papers of Hersch Lauterpacht
Author: Hersch Lauterpacht
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521076432
Category: Law
Page: 539
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International Law

Achievements and Prospects
Author: Mohammed Bedjaoui
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9231027166
Category: Law
Page: 1
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The arrival of the "International Law: Achievements and Prospects" can fairly be described as a major event in international legal publishing. It has been written by international lawyers from the North, the South, the East and the West, whose differing origins and different, or even opposed, academic backgrounds have ensured that the book encapsulates and brings into focus the main forms of civilization' and the principal legal systems of the world'. The book's most distinctive feature is its international, multi-cultural and polyphonic nature. "International Law: Achievements and Prospects" aims to inform and to educate, to make the discipline of international law accessible to a very broad public, and to promote a meeting of minds on fundamental notions, key concepts, and the guiding principles of international law, over and beyond frontiers, ideologies and doctrines. In addition, it is intended to provide a framework for thought, to describe what international law is today, to specify its nature, define its purpose and show its strengths, and also to point out its weaknesses. All the contributing authors are or have been practitioners of international law. Their contributions express a global view of international law which helps to unravel the complex reality of the contemporary world. "International Law: Achievements and Prospects" has been produced under the auspices of UNESCO; its content also aspires to reflect, in some measure, the imprint of that Organization's sponsorship.

International Law


Author: Jan Klabbers
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521194873
Category: Law
Page: 350
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Clear and concise: a landmark publication in the teaching of international law from one of the world's leading international lawyers.

International Law

A Dictionary
Author: Boleslaw Adam Boczek
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810850781
Category: Law
Page: 477
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International Law: A Dictionary is a pathbreaking study of the development of international law from the earliest times to the present for students, scholars, legal professionals, and other interested readers. Combining the features of a brief encyclopedic dictionary and a textbook, readers are acquainted with the basic tenets of public international law. Preceding the main text are a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a glossary of Latin phrases, a chronology of major developments, a table of cases with references to entries and a list of the 373 entries. Numerous cross-references lead the reader to relevant entries, and the abundant references to primary sources, mostly treaties and court cases, enable the reader to locate research materials. The selected bibliography includes books, research aids, textbooks, and casebooks as well as recent books on special international law topics.

International Law


Author: Anders Henriksen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198753012
Category: Law
Page: 392
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International Law provides a fresh, student-focused approach and European perspective on the central issues in public international law. Providing ideal coverage for short foundational courses, this engaging new textbook introduces all the essential topics in a concise and manageable way. Dedicated chapters on environmental law, economic law, and human rights are included, ensuring that appropriate coverage is given to the various areas affected by international law. The core topics are fully explained in plain terms and the principles and key terminology outlined in an accessible style. Taking a critical perspective throughout, Henriksen introduces the areas of debate and builds students' confidence in understanding the complexities of the international legal system and its operation across borders. Particular emphasis is placed on the key issues in civil law jurisdictions, making this text perfectly suited for students based in mainland Europe. A range of learning features highlight the important areas of debate and encourage students to engage critically with important disputes. Central issues boxes introduce each chapter, highlighting the controversies and key principles explored; chapter summaries provide an overview for students to review their understanding of a particular topic; discussion questions encourage students to apply their knowledge to addressing specific problems within the context of the subject; and carefully selected recommended reading lists guide students' wider research and enable them to broaden and consolidate their learning. Online Resource Centre An accompanying Online Resource Centre offers a range of freely available materials to support lecturers and students in their studies. The resources included with International Law include: - Updates on the law and significant developments within the field of public international law - Short podcasts introducing the core topics covered - Advice on answering the Questions for Discussion at the end of each chapter - Links to other international law resources

Private International Law in Vietnam

On General Issues, Contracts and Torts in Light of European Developments
Author: Thi Hong Trinh Nguyen
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161541858
Category: Law
Page: 279
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After the Vietnamese War, civil relations with foreign elements have increased and, consequently, private international law has gained some importance in Vietnam. However, both the relevant legal provisions and the practice of the courts in Vietnam are insufficient. Trinh Nguyen studies Vietnamese private international law in light of European developments. She focuses in particular on the general issues, contracts and torts. She describes and assesses the currently effective provisions of Vietnamese law and the corresponding judicial practice of the courts. Together with the knowledge of European private international law, with the main emphasis on the Rome I and Rome II Regulation, she makes use of comparative law to propose future developments for Vietnam based on the critical evaluation of the western doctrine.

Recognition in International Law


Author: Hersch Lauterpacht
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107609437
Category: Law
Page: 504
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Originally published by Hersch Lauterpacht in 1947, this book presents a detailed study of recognition in international law, examining its crucial significance in relation to statehood, governments and belligerency. The author develops a strong argument for positioning recognition within the context of international law, reacting against the widely accepted conception of it as an area of international politics. Numerous examples of the use of law and conscious adherence to legal principle in the practice of states are used to give weight to this perspective. This paperback re-issue in 2012 includes a newly commissioned Foreword by James Crawford, Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge.

The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law


Author: Bardo Fassbender,Anne Peters,Simone Peter,Daniel Högger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199599750
Category: History
Page: 1228
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This handbook provides an authoritative and original overview of the origins of public international law. It analyses the modern history of international law from a global perspective, and examines the lives of those who were most responsible for shaping it.

Peoples and International Law

How Nationalism and Self-Determination Shape a Contemporary Law of Nations
Author: James Summers
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9004154914
Category: Law
Page: 464
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Peoples and International Law is the most comprehensive current account of the right of self-determination in international law. The book examines the law of self-determination as the product of the interaction between nationalism and international law. This broad and interdisciplinary work charts this interaction through different aspects of the legal process – in international instruments, judicial decisions, legal obligations and historical context – critically and in extensive detail. The book is essential reading for those with an interest both in peoples’ rights in international law and the study of nationalism.

International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects


Author: Ana Filipa Vrdoljak
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521841429
Category: Art
Page: 342
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While the question of the return of cultural objects is by no means a new one, it has become the subject of increasingly intense debate in recent years. This important book explores the removal and the return of cultural objects from occupied communities during the last two centuries and analyses the concurrent evolution of international cultural heritage law. The book focuses on the significant influence exerted by British, U.S. and Australian governments and museums on international law and museum policy in response to restitution claims. It shows that these claims, far from heralding the long-feared dissolution of museums and their collections, provide museums with a vital, new role in the process of self-determination and cultural identity. Compelling and thought-provoking throughout, this book is essential reading for archaeologists, international lawyers and all those involved in cultural resource management.

International Law and the Quest for Its Implementation

Liber Amicorum Vera Gowlland-Debbas
Author: Laurence Boisson De Chazournes,Marcelo Gustavo Kohen
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004177140
Category: Law
Page: 513
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This Liber Amicorum in honour of Professor Vera Gowlland-Debbas covers most of the topical problems of contemporary international law, in particular those related to the United Nations, human rights and humanitarian law, law-making, compliance and peaceful settlement of disputes.

Casenote Legal Briefs

International law
Author: Casenotes,Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735558337
Category: Law
Page: 109
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample briefwith element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

The International Law of Occupation


Author: Eyal Benvenisti
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191639575
Category: Law
Page: 416
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The law of occupation imposes two types of obligations on an army that seizes control of enemy land during armed conflict: obligations to respect and protect the inhabitants and their rights, and an obligation to respect the sovereign rights of the ousted government. In theory, the occupant is expected to establish an effective and impartial administration, to carefully balance its own interests against those of the inhabitants and their government, and to negotiate the occupation's early termination in a peace treaty. Although these expectations have been proven to be too high for most occupants, they nevertheless serve as yardsticks that measure the level of compliance of the occupants with international law. This thoroughly revised edition of the 1993 book traces the evolution of the law of occupation from its inception during the 18th century until today. It offers an assessment of the law by focusing on state practice of the various occupants and reactions thereto, and on the governing legal texts and judicial decisions. The underlying thought that informs and structures the book suggests that this body of laws has been shaped by changing conceptions about war and sovereignty, by the growing attention to human rights and the right to self-determination, as well as by changes in the balance of power among states. Because the law of occupation indirectly protects the sovereign, occupation law can be seen as the mirror-image of the law on sovereignty. Shifting perceptions on sovereign authority are therefore bound to be reflected also in the law of occupation, and vice-versa.

International Law


Author: Ilias Bantekas,Efthymios Papastavridis
Publisher: Concentrate
ISBN: 0198729677
Category: International law
Page: 208
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If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! International Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, International Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oxford.com/lawrevision/): DT Plan your revision using the printable topic overviews. DT Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test. DT Test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers. DT Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer. DT Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards. DT Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary. DT Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts lists. DT Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster.