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The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Sharon Weill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

International law is routinely applied in domestic courts. This can result in situations where the courts are being asked to rule on politically sensitive issues, especially issues which involve ... More


Epilogue: Common Ground or Clearing Ground?

Robin W Lovin

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter suggests that by clearing ground, the chapters in this volume create a space that Islamic law and international law can both occupy, though neither one of them holds the territory ... More


The Principle of Uti Possidetis Juris: How Relevant is it for Issues of Secession?

Anne Peters

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/9780198702375.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Uti possidetis can potentially transform any type of internal territorial demarcation that has been established in domestic law prior to secession into an international one once secession has ... More


Western Sahara

Sven Simon

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/9780198702375.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the conflict in Western Sahara and argues that the nature of this dispute is unique and hard to compare with the developments in the CIS states. Before mentioning the ... More


Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

Christian Walter, Antje von Ungern-Sternberg, and Kavus Abushov (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702375
eISBN:
9780191772139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702375.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The book reassesses the right to self-determination and secession in the light of recent developments, focusing particularly on the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). What are the implications ... More


International Law and Self-Determination: Peoples, Indigenous Peoples, and Minorities

Joshua Castellino

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/9780198702375.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter is divided into three parts and is focused on detailing, evaluating, and discussing the entitlement to self-determination of three recognizable groups within international society, viz. ... More


Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746669
eISBN:
9780191808944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

From the early notion of the millet system in the Ottoman Empire to the misconstrued notion of national cultural autonomy applied in post-Soviet states, autonomy arrangements have been adopted to ... More


Bermuda

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory that has long represented a mid-Atlantic waypoint between England and America. Notwithstanding its inauspicious origins, remote location, ... More


Introduction

Tove H. Malloy

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746669
eISBN:
9780191808944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

The Introduction positions the theme of the book in the academic debate on autonomy and questions why there is a gap between theory and practice in the understanding of autonomy. While in theory ... More


The History of International Legal Scholarship in Russia

Lauri Mälksoo

in Russian Approaches to International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723042
eISBN:
9780191789625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723042.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Russia’s encounter with Europe in the history of international law and demonstrates, by discussing ideas of leading Russian international law scholars such as Martens, Taube, ... More


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