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The FET Standard, Part of the Body of General International Law

Ioana Tudor

in The Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard in the International Law of Foreign Investment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235063
eISBN:
9780191715785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235063.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter enquires whether the FET standard has acquired a customary character, and whether it is a general principle of law. On the first point, it argues that the FET standard is not part of the ... More


Minimum Standards of Procedural Justice in Administrative Adjudication

Giacinto della Cananea

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Due to globalization, States are increasingly affected by external factors, whilst at the same time influencing the behaviour of individuals and firms, including foreign investors. Their decisions ... More


Law Enforcement and the Non-Conventional Human Right to Life

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether the conventional right to life has become part of general international law and, if so, whether it may be derogated from under the rules of general ... More


Theoretical Presentation of Modern and Post-Modern Principles

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.04
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins by identifying the various elements that together define modern and post-modern law. It explains how legal principles function within each of these legal models, for both ... More


Methods Used by International Courts and Tribunals to Engage in Cross-Fertilization

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/9780199206506.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the methods available to international courts to refer to the practice of other international judicial bodies, and to interpret and apply their procedure and remedies in similar ... More


A Reasonable Exercise of Jurisdiction

Cedric Ryngaert

in Jurisdiction in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544714
eISBN:
9780191719943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544714.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The system of international jurisdiction allows for the exercise of concurrent jurisdiction by more than one State. Especially in the field of economic law, this system may yield unsatisfactory ... More


Sources and Modification of Peremptory Norms

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the sources of peremptory norms, and examines which of them can be proper sources of jus cogens. It considers the modification of peremptory norms in terms of the requirements ... More


Ethical Affordances, Awareness, and Actions

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a definition of some key terms: ethics, morality, reflexive awareness, and affordance. Studies that focus on virtues, values, and ways of life tend to fall under ... More


International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Stephan W. Schill (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Investment treaty arbitration has a hybrid nature combining public international law (as regards its substance) with elements of international commercial arbitration (as regards procedure). However, ... More


General principles and equal treatment

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter sets out the role of the general principles in the Union legal order and the sources of those principles. A discussion of the anti-discrimination provisions of the European Convention on ... More


Principles, Policies, and Politics of Criminal Law

Nicola Lacey

in Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696796
eISBN:
9780191742293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses one of Ashworth's key methodological and substantive contributions to criminal law scholarship, Principles of Criminal Law. It sets Ashworth's book within the context of a ... More


Descartes's Physics and Descartes's Mechanics: Chicken and Egg?

Alan Gabbey

in Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075519
eISBN:
9780199853052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075519.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses various bases of mechanical philosophy generally known as virtual work, virtual speeds, and explanations why some machines can lift heavy loads with small force. This chapter ... More


Economic Emergency Powers: A Comparative Law Perspective

Christina Binder and August Reinisch

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The jurisprudence of investment tribunals in cases brought against Argentina in the context of the country's 2001/02 economic crisis show the potential and limits of the necessity defence as codified ... More


The Requirement of ‘Coherence’: Principles and Analogies

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763840
eISBN:
9780191695230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides more extended consideration to the place of arguments from general principles of law in legal reasoning. It has been suggested that the place of such arguments depends on a ... More


GR as a geometric theory of gravity — II

Ta-Pei Cheng

in Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573639
eISBN:
9780191722448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573639.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The mathematical realization of equivalence principle (EP) is the principle of general covariance. General relativity (GR) equations must be covariant with respect to general coordinate ... More


On the Nature of Loyalty

Marcus Klamert

in The Principle of Loyalty in EU Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683123
eISBN:
9780191763182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683123.003.0012
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Chapter discusses whether loyalty is capable of producing binding legal obligations on its own by example of duties of Member States in relation to infringement procedures, and of mutual duties ... More


The Environment and Armed Conflict: Employing General Principles to Protect the Environment

Kirsten Stefanik

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Armed conflict is inherently destructive of the environment. It can cause serious and irreversible damage and threaten the health and livelihoods of individuals and the planet as a whole. ... More


Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Carlos Espósito, Yuefen Li, and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This book provides in-depth analysis of the legal, economic and financial implications of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending ... More


On the Comparative Foundations of Principles in International Law: The Move towards Rules and Transparency in Fiscal Policy as Examples

Matthias Goldmann

in Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that principles in international law have their basis in comparative and analogical reasoning. It provides a taxonomy of principles ranging from general principles of law to soft ... More


Principles Matter: The Legal Status of the Principles on Responsible Sovereign Financing

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky and Carlos Espósito

in Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the role of international law in sovereign financing, a legal area currently underdeveloped. It briefly presents the content and implications of the Principles and analyses ... More


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