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The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

Emily Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578962
eISBN:
9780191722608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Currently, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) also known as the law of armed conflict, makes the distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts. International armed ... More


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


Non-Legislative Codifications in Modern Law

Nils Jansen

in The Making of Legal Authority: Non-legislative Codifications in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199588763
eISBN:
9780191723315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588763.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The American Restatements of the law have become a major textual authority of the American common law. Today, large parts of the law have been restated, and the Restatements are taken by the ... More


Great Expectations: The Alabama Arbitration and the Progress of International Law

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

It is easy to mock the great expectations of late 19th- and early 20th-century Americans about the promise of international law. With hindsight, it is known that between 1914 and 1945, ‘civilized’ ... More


Diplomatic Protection

Chittharanjan F. Amerasinghe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212385
eISBN:
9780191707230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212385.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book offers an up-to-date juristic exposition and analysis of diplomatic protection as an institution of public international law. Diplomatic protection is primarily exercised by States towards ... More


Principles of Treaty Interpretation: Meaning and Function

Isabelle Van Damme

in Treaty Interpretation by the WTO Appellate Body

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562237
eISBN:
9780191705588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562237.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the meaning and function of principles of treaty interpretation in general international law. Customary international law on treaty interpretation is partly and mostly codified ... More


Taney and his Court: Slavery, International Law, and American Exceptionalism

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

By the middle of the 19th century, international law had become a distinctive discipline in America. It had a philosophy, a political and judicial purpose, a literature, and apparently, a bright ... More


The Global Search for a Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgments and Related Projects Addressing Lis Pendens and Declining Jurisdiction

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the work on a global convention on jurisdiction and judgments at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. In particular, it seeks to save for future consideration the ... More


The Emergence of a Common Law of International Adjudication against a Background of Proliferation

Chester Brown

in A Common Law of International Adjudication

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206506
eISBN:
9780191709708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206506.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the proliferation of international courts and tribunals, and the perceived problem of fragmentation of international law. It first describes the proliferation of international ... More


Codification and Decolonization 1950–1974

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the process of codification. Topics covered include: the move to codification, the part played by the International Law Commission and the International Law Association, the ... More


From Nuremberg to The Hague: Towards an International Crime of Incitement to Aggression

Michael G. Kearney

in The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232451
eISBN:
9780191716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter makes the case for the inclusion in the Rome Statute of a distinct and inchoate crime of ‘direct and public incitement to aggression’. A similar offence was included in the International ... More


The Contribution of the Courts: Nuremberg, Tokyo, and the Rest

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the contributions of the international Courts in relation to the clarification and development of the law of war with the possible exception of the Nuremberg Principles. It ... More


The ICC and Human Rights Enforcement

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 examines the politics of the International Criminal Court’s intervention in northern Uganda. It discusses the Court’s instrumentalization to the Uganda government’s political and military ... More


Responsibility of States for Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms

Theodor Meron

in Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms as Customary Law

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257455
eISBN:
9780191681769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257455.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the relationship between human rights and state responsibility, based on the fundamental proposition that a breach of conventional or customary human rights or humanitarian ... More


The Relevance of Nationality

Chittharanjan F. Amerasinghe

in Diplomatic Protection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212385
eISBN:
9780191707230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212385.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses nationality as a condition for the exercise of diplomatic protection. Topics covered include the determination of nationality, continuous nationality, dual and multiple ... More


Responsibility for Breaches of Communitarian Norms: an Appraisal of Article 48 of the ILC Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts

James Crawford

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Nowadays it seems that international law develops more rapidly than international society does, seeking to serve as a tractor rather than a trailer, reversing Cicero's scheme of society and law. But ... More


Harmonisation and Diversity in the Private International Law of Mediation: The Rhythms of Regulatory Reform *

Nadja Alexander

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter explores the private international law on mediation, which is an emerging dispute resolution field and the subject of considerable regulatory reform. It begins by exploring the role of ... More


From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Ulrich Fastenrath, Rudolf Geiger, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Andreas Paulus, Sabine von Schorlemer, and Christoph Vedder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This Festschrift, dedicated to Judge Bruno Simma, traces the development of international law from regulating bilateral state-to-state relationships towards strengthening the entire international ... More


The Rule of Lawyers: Globalization, International Law, and Judicial Reputation

Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg

in Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226290591
eISBN:
9780226290621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290621.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter takes up the impact of globalization on courts, through consideration of the global rule of law movement and the expansion of the international judiciary. The rule of law movement, in ... More


Terrorism in International Humanitarian Law

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the long history of attempts in International Humanitarian Law regulate terrorism in armed conflict, especially in the context of air warfare, from the end of the First World ... More


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