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Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book provides a comprehensive comparative review of the common law doctrine of forum non conveniens as it is practiced and applied in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and ... More


Codifying Norms: Nuremberg and the Hague

Wayne Sandholtz

in Prohibiting Plunder: How Norms Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337235
eISBN:
9780199868391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337235.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is a continuation of the cycle of norm change that began with Nazi looting during World War II. In response to the shocking intensity of German art looting during World War II, the ... More


First Measures

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

Historical precedents and international agreements provided scant protect to the inhabitants of an occupied territory during World War II. Although noble in design, the Hague Convention used vague ... More


Comparing Interpretations of States’ and Non-State Actors’ Obligations Toward Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict and OccupationMilitary Manuals and the Law of War

Elizabeth Varner

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (1954 Hague Convention) remains the leading treaty on the treatment of cultural heritage during armed ... More


Protecting Cultural Heritage in Conflict

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter describes the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, which was drafted with this aim in mind, particularly its First Protocol, ... More


January 2011: The Welfare Imperative

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Examines the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Neulinger v Switzerland and its implications for the application of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. ... More


The Disposition of Movable Cultural Heritage

Patty Gerstenblith

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Recent conflicts throughout the Middle East and North Africa illustrate that the bifurcation in the international legal regime between those instruments that apply to armed conflict and those that ... More


The Martens Clause: Half a Loaf or Simply Pie in the Sky?

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The so-called ‘Martens’ Clause was first inserted, at the suggestion of the Russian publicist Fyodor Fyodorovich Martens (1845–1909), in the preamble of the 1899 Hague Convention II containing the ... More


Firewall Legislation

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The ‘forced heirship’ rules existing in most civil law jurisdictions constrain a testator’s ability to dispose of his property according to his wishes. These rules usually confer a statutory ... More


January 2008: Letter from South Africa

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discussed two cases on the Hague International Child Abduction Convention: the House of Lords decision in Re M and Another (Children) (Abduction: Rights of Custody) [2008] 1 AC 1288 which finally ... More


Are Victims of Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Entitled to Compensation?

Paola Gaeta

in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780191001604
eISBN:
9780191729447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780191001604.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Despite the expansion and development of international human rights law and, in more recent times, of international criminal law, victims of serious violations of rules of international humanitarian ... More


Hague Conventions on Private International Law: An Appraisal

V.C. Govindaraj

in The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495603
eISBN:
9780199097821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495603.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The world has to acknowledge the contribution the Hague Conference on Private International Law has hitherto made and continues to make in its endeavour to obtain from the world community approval ... More


January 2000: The Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999 which gives effect to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption.


April 2007: Bring Them Home

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Cases continue to frequent the court that are applications for return of a child under the Hague International Child Abduction Convention. A number of recent Scottish decisions are discussed which ... More


Right to Family Environment: Adoption and Other Non-Institutional Services

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes child rights vis-à-vis family environment, focusing on adoption. There is no legislation for the adoption of children by Parsis in India. Today, some Muslims do adopt children ... More


International Adoption

Karen Smith Rotabi

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Intercountry adoption (ICA) as it is known today dates back to the late 1940s, when children orphaned during World War II were adopted by families in other nations. What began as a relatively ... More


Nineteenth Century Precursors of an International Criminal Legal System

Mark A. Lewis

in The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the nineteenth century, government representatives, upper middle-class lawyers, businessmen, and police officials supported different types of legal projects that in retrospect appear to be ... More


Loot

Grant Hayter-Menzies

in The Empress and Mrs. Conger: The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083008
eISBN:
9789882207554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083008.003.0067
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the Boxer Uprising. Armed militants, professional soldiers, and hoodlums eager to vent their anger on foreigners and on Chinese who had accepted the foreign ... More


Maritime Neutrality Law

Phillip Drew

in The Law of Maritime Blockade: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808435
eISBN:
9780191846151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808435.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Neutrality is the legal framework that regulates the relationships between states that are engaged in armed conflict and those that are not. Commencing with a discussion on the development of the ... More


The Meetings

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the postwar planning meetings that aimed to protect the cultural heritage of Iraq during the 2003 invasion. Archaeologist McGuire Gibson highlighted the fact that the United ... More


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