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Speech by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice, to the 63rd Session of the General Assembly 30 October 2008

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0113
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents a speech delivered to the United Nations General Assembly on the occasion of its examination of the Report of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for the period August 1, ... More


Eritrea

Gregory Fox

in Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702375
eISBN:
9780191772139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702375.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Direct comparisons between Eritrea and CIS self-determination claims are made difficult by Eritrea’s status as both a colony and a territory whose disposition was controlled by a peace treaty among ... More


How to Cope with the Proliferation of International Courts and Coordinate Their Action

Mohamed Bennouna

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The problem of coordination between international courts and tribunals arises as a result of the existence of numerous tribunals interpreting and applying international law. This problem is due to ... More


The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights I

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was adopted by the UN General Assembly and entered into force on 23 March 1976. The Covenant has been ratified by 148 States, ... More


Edinburgh Appointments in the Faculty of Divinity

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses how the choices made at Edinburgh can be seen by looking at the men who filled the principality after the death of Principal Rule in 1701. It observes that the clearest ... More


Australia and the Crisis

J. D. B. Miller

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter explains how anti-United Nations sentiment coloured Australian views at the time, in part because of the backlash against the unstable and legalistic leader of the opposition, H. V. ... More


The <i>Internationale</i> of the Citizen Workers: From Slavery to the Labor Question

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

in Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the destruction of slavery in Chicago. The destruction of slavery as a national economic and political interest cleared the ground for the rise of a new working class of wage ... More


Presbyterianism in Scotland After 1690

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the state of Scottish Presbyterianism in the decades immediately following the Glorious Revolution of 1688 – 89. The revolution had brought about the restoration of the ... More


Racial discrimination and indigenous peoples – in particular under the Racial Discrimination Convention

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The major instrument of the UN devoted to the issue of race discrimination is the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The Convention was adopted by the ... More


Changing of the Guard

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the second term of Governor Williams, who started his term by dissolving both houses instead of proroguing the lower one. He reasoned that a compliant General Assembly was ... More


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