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The Impact of Human Rights Law on General International Law

Menno T. Kamminga and Martin Scheinin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565221
eISBN:
9780191705281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565221.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Traditional international law aims to protect the values and interests of states. The rapidly increasing corpus of international human rights law (including international humanitarian law and ... More


Access to Justice and Compensation for Violations of the Law of War

NATALINO RONZITTI

in Access to Justice as a Human Right

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233083
eISBN:
9780191696589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233083.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the access to justice by individuals in order to obtain compensation for violations of the law of war. It is shown that Resolution 2005/35 sets out basic principles and ... More


Identifying the Problem and the Applicable Law

Marco Roscini

in Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655014
eISBN:
9780191747991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655014.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 1 identifies the cyber threats to international security and the applicable laws. It starts by identifying the main cases of cyber operations against states of which other states were ... More


Supplementary Means of Interpretation

Luigi Sbolci

in The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588916
eISBN:
9780191728938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588916.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969 established a distinct hierarchy between the general rule of interpretation and supplementary means. Article 32 of the Convention subordinates the ... More


Crossing the Conceptual Rubicon: Understanding Secondary Norms of State Responsibility

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter sheds light on the nature and interplay between secondary rules of responsibility under the aegis of the International Law Commission’s Articles on State Responsibility. After offering ... More


Please Kill Responsibly: Counteracting Global Security Violations with Force

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter allots considerable weight to the role of forcible responses—be they framed as self-defence, collective countermeasures, R2P-inspired initiatives, or humanitarian intervention—in the ... More


The Distinction between Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes

Paolo Picone

in The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588916
eISBN:
9780191728938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588916.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter demonstrates the necessary distinction between the two concepts in question, taking into consideration their different historical origins, their effects, and the reciprocal fields of ... More


Drawing on Self-contained Regimes: The Connection between the Use of Force and State Responsibility

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter challenges the traditional rigidity that characterizes appraisals of recourse to force and State responsibility as two distinct legal regimes, with particular emphasis on self-defence ... More


Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Vincent-Joël Proulx

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This monograph examines the role UN organs can play in implementing the law of State responsibility in global security contexts, using transnational terrorism as its principal case study. It ... More


International Responsibility for Ensuring the Protection of Civilians

Siobhán Wills

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses specifically on protection obligations of UN Security Council-mandated missions, noting that civilian protection norms have developed in an ad hoc manner through a combination of ... More


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