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1. Introduction and Overview:The Ambit of International Law

1. Introduction and Overview:: The Ambit of International Law  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2007
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811388
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199268849.003.0001
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9780199268849
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This book is a text about ... More
20. Sovereignty and Equality of States

20. Sovereignty and Equality of States  

James Crawford

in Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764622
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0020
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9780199699698
This chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of sovereignty, and then considers the use of ‘sovereignty’ to describe the competence of states and equality. This is followed by a ... More
15. International criminal law

15. International criminal law  

Anders Henriksen

in International Law

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191814624
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753018.003.0015
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9780198753018
This chapter looks at the purposes and principles of international criminal law. International criminal law seeks to ensure that perpetrators of certain heinous acts are criminally liable ... More
13. International Economic Law

13. International Economic Law  

Martin Dixon, Robert McCorquodale, and Sarah Williams

in Cases & Materials on International Law (6th edn)

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Sep 2016
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191793714
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198727644.003.0013
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9780198727644
This chapter begins by defining international economic law. It then discusses the main international economic institutions: the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund and ... More
9. Postscript

9. Postscript  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law

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Sep 2007
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Jun 2015
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9780191811388
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199268849.003.0009
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9780199268849
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter presents some brief, ... More
15. The repression of international crimes in domestic jurisdictions

15. The repression of international crimes in domestic jurisdictions  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0036
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9780199694921
This chapter discusses the relation between international law and criminal jurisdiction by states and examines the main heads of jurisdiction applied by states. It then analyzes the content ... More
8. Terrorism

8. Terrorism  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764509
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10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0025
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9780199694921
Terrorism, as in the case of torture and aggression, is often treated as outside the ‘core crimes’ bracket of deserving international criminal adjudication. Many states believe that ... More
25. The Conditions for International Responsibility

25. The Conditions for International Responsibility  

James Crawford

in Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th edn)

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Sep 2012
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Jun 2013
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9780191764622
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10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0025
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This chapter discusses international law governing responsibility. It covers the basis and character of state responsibility, attribution to the state, breach of an international ... More
7. International Organizations

7. International Organizations  

James Crawford

in Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law (8th edn)

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Sep 2012
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Jun 2013
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9780191764622
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10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0007
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9780199699698
In the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, states developed multilateral forms of co-operation, supplementing reliance on bilateral treaties and diplomacy. These included the first ... More
16. The Role of the United Nations

16. The Role of the United Nations  

Antonio Cassese

in International Law (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2004
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763588
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199259397.003.0016
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9780199259397
This chapter discusses the role of the United Nations, covering the grand design of the post-Second World War period; goals and structure of the new organization; principal achievements and ... More
10. State responsibility

10. State responsibility  

Gleider Hernández

in International Law

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Apr 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191811494
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748830.003.0010
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9780198748830
This chapter illustrates the concept of responsibility in international law. Within international law, the term ‘responsibility’ has long been understood to denote how fault or blame is ... More
5. International law and environmental protection

5. International law and environmental protection  

Stuart Bell, Donald McGillivray, Ole W. Pedersen, Emma Lees, and Elen Stokes

in Environmental Law (9th edn)

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Jun 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191811043
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748328.003.0005
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9780198748328
This chapter describes the development, scope, and application of international environmental law, which has expanded significantly since the late 1960s. The focus is on international ... More
1. The Nature of the International Legal System

1. The Nature of the International Legal System  

Martin Dixon, Robert McCorquodale, and Sarah Williams

in Cases & Materials on International Law (6th edn)

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Sep 2016
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191793714
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198727644.003.0001
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9780198727644
International law is a description of an entire legal system: the international legal system. It is an international legal system by which legal rules are created in order to structure and ... More
4. War crimes

4. War crimes  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0021
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9780199694921
This chapter begins with a discussion of the notion of war crimes. It then covers the criminalization of the serious violation of a rule of international humanitarian law; the objective and ... More
1. Fundamentals of international criminal law

1. Fundamentals of international criminal law  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0016
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9780199694921
International criminal law (ICL) is a body of international rules designed both to proscribe certain categories of conduct (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture, ... More
19. The Protection of Human Rights

19. The Protection of Human Rights  

Antonio Cassese

in International Law (2nd edn)

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Dec 2004
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Jun 2013
eISBN: 
9780191763588
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199259397.003.0019
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9780199259397
The human rights doctrine forces States to give account of how they treat their nationals, administer justice, run prisons, and so on. Potentially, it can subvert their domestic order and, ... More
1. The sources of international criminal law

1. The sources of international criminal law  

Douglas Guilfoyle

in International Criminal Law

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191795848
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198728962.003.0001
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9780198728962
This chapter provides a brief introduction to the two main sources of public international law, treaty law and customary international law. It provides a basic overview of the law of ... More
8. Statehood, Self-Determination, and Recognition

8. Statehood, Self-Determination, and Recognition  

Matthew Craven

in International Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191783623
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654673.003.0008
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9780199654673
This chapter, which examines various theoretical arguments about recognition, statehood, or sovereignty, discusses the elusiveness of the actual place occupied by the State in legal ... More
24. International Investment Law

24. International Investment Law  

Surya P Subedi

in International Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783623
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654673.003.0024
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9780199654673
This chapter discusses the development and current state of international investment law, which encompasses international finance law, international trade law, international investment law, ... More
23. International Investment Law

23. International Investment Law  

Surya P Subedi

in International Law (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834080
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198791836.003.0023
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chapter
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9780198791836
This chapter discusses the development and current state of international investment law, which encompasses international finance law, international trade law, international investment law, ... More

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