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Speech by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice, to the 62nd Session of the General Assembly 1 November 2007

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/9780198262350.003.0111
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 for the period August 1, 2006 to ... More


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


The Question Question

Daniel Müller

in The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opinion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198717515
eISBN:
9780191787058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717515.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the question submitted to the International Court of Justice by General Assembly resolution 63/3. Although the Court considered that the question was clearly formulated, it ... 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


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


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


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


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


A Territory in Transition

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/9780813125770.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Robert Williams, another governor of the Natchez District. He is different from his predecessors because he held multiple offices, as the land commissioner of the western ... More


Privileges and Elections

Patrick A. Lewis

in For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160795
eISBN:
9780813165509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160795.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins in August 1865, when Buckner was elected to the Kentucky General Assembly, and narrates Buckner’s role in the critical 1865–1867 legislative session. He was integral to the ... More


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