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The Benign First Mate: From Law In The Service Of Human Dignity: Essays in Honour of Florentino Feliciano

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/9780198262350.003.0071
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Lauterpacht Centre (formerly Research Centre for International Law), located at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, would not be what it is today without vision and generosity. The ... More


The Interpretation of Silence in the WTO Covered Agreements

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/9780199562237.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter raises the question of how and when to interpret silence in the WTO covered agreements. The notion of ‘silence’ in treaty language is used as an alternative mode of thinking about ... More


Interpretation of Customary Rules

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the interpretation of customary rules arguably for the first time in English. The nature of customary rules, in terms of whether they are substantive or reference rules, will ... More


Doctrinal Treatment of the Effectiveness of Legal Regulation

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how the determinacy and effectiveness of legal regulation were first focused upon, and taken as the basis for international legal reasoning, by J. L. Brierly and Sir Hersch ... More


Conceptual Aspects of Interpretation

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines starting-point conceptual issues of interpretation in international law. The basic questions relate not only to doctrinal aspects, such as the discourse between Sir Hersch ... More


Introduction

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/9780199232451.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the wake of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, which was held by many to have been facilitated by propaganda for war, the prohibition of such propaganda in international law received scant attention ... More


Hersch Lauterpacht (1897–1960)

Martti Koskenniemi

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Hersch Lauterpacht presented a methodologically complete vision of the whole field of public international law. His work set the themes and outlook, as well as the moral optimism associated with the ... More


The Foreign Office Establishes a Policy

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the early years of the United Nations, when attempts were made to produce some form of international human rights instrument. It traces the abandonment of minority ... More


Beckett’s Bill and the Loss of the Initiative

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the drafting within the British Foreign Office of an international bill of human rights, and the role of the legal Adviser, Eric Beckett, in establishing a British ... More


The Beginning of Modern International Human Rights Law (Background to the Birth of the European Convention)

Ed Bates

in The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights: From Its Inception to the Creation of a Permanent Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199207992
eISBN:
9780191728440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207992.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the international human rights law background to the creation of the ECHR system. It looks at the main steps taken in the field of the international law of human rights in the ... More


Revising the Geneva Conventions, 1946–49: Synthesizing the Old and New Justice

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/9780199660285.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

“New justice” ideas concerning the validity of post-war prosecution entered the revision of the Geneva Conventions in an expected way. The International Committee of the Red Cross was not willing ... More


Judge Sir Hersch Lauterpacht’s Report on the Revision of the Statute of the International Court of Justice

Stephen M Schwebel

in Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198739807
eISBN:
9780191802775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739807.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the little remembered ‘Provisional Report on the Revision of the Statute’ prepared by Sir Hersch Lauterpacht shortly after he took office at the International Court of Justice ... More


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