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International Law

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter treats public international law with a focus upon the extent to which it was allowed to leech into municipal English law, as well as conditioning British conduct of foreign affairs.


Private International Law

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter outlines the emergence of the conflict of laws or private international law, as a distinct discipline within English municipal law; but one that cannot be severed from either the spread ... More


Kelsen's Doctrine of the Unity of Law

H. L. A. Hart

in Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253884
eISBN:
9780191681431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines one of the most striking doctrines expounded by Hans Kelsen in his General Theory of Law and State and his more recent Pure Theory of Law. It is believed that Kelsen's doctrine ... More


Kelsen's Doctrine of the Unity of Law *

H.L.A. Hart

in Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763154
eISBN:
9780191695209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763154.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines one of the most striking doctrines expounded by Hans Kelsen in his General Theory of Law and State and his more recent Pure Theory of Law. The central positive contention is ... More


Aspects of Justiciability in International Law

Lawrence Collins

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with Aspects of Justiciability in International Law, especially justiciability of treaties in municipal law, by looking at development on this subject in case law.


Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Luc Reydams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

After centuries of near dormancy, the concept of ‘universal jurisdiction’ has suddenly become an important legal tool in the international campaign against impunity, most prominently in high-profile ... More


Foreign Affairs in English Courts

F. A. Mann

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255642
eISBN:
9780191681615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255642.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book describes and analyses the attitudes and techniques which English judges adopt or ought to adopt when confronted with problems arising from the conduct of foreign policy by the Executive. ... More


The Municipal and International Law Basis of Jurisdiction Over War Crimes *

Detlev F. Vagts and Theodor Meron

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the different theories under which states have prosecuted war crimes in order to assess the function of international law in dealing with violations of the law of war, and to ... More


The Romanization of Spain: The Contribution of City Laws in the Light of the Lex Irnitana

Joseph Georg Wolf

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter was inspired by the Lex Irnitana, a copy of the Flavian municipal law which was discovered in the south of Spain in 1981. It offered many new insights into the working of the Roman legal ... More


The Duty of Obedience to the Belligerent Occupant *

Detlev F. Vagts, Theodor Meron, Stephen M. Schwebel, and Charles Keever

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

When enemy territory has been subjected to belligerent occupation, the inhabitants of that area have a duty not to commit acts which would jeopardize the security of the occupant. Violations of this ... More


Judicial Remedies for Transboundary Air Pollution

Phoebe N. Okowa

in State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260974
eISBN:
9780191682186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260974.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the judicial remedies that an international tribunal may award in the face of breaches of transboundary air pollution obligations as well as the conditions for their ... More


The Rise of Boss Hague: Municipal Politics and Civil Liberties in the Old Era

Donald W. Rogers

in Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter analyzes the mayoralty of Jersey City boss Frank Hague, portraying him not just as an autocrat who trampled on civil liberties, but as representative of city machine politics, municipal ... More


The leges municipales as a Means of Legal and Social Romanization of the Provinces of the Roman Empire

Werner Eck

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Sections of the leges municipales from at least forty different cities in Southern Spain have survived to us. These laws, understood as a powerful instrument by which Roman legal regulations were ... More


Monism and Dualism in the Theory of International Law *

Joseph G. Starke

in Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763154
eISBN:
9780191695209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763154.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

A strictly theoretical treatment of the relation between international law and municipal law is today of the utmost practical importance. While international law is developing at a pace without ... More


Global Judicial Activism, Fragmentation, and the Limits of Constitutionalism in International Law

Robert Howse and Ruti Teitel

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/9780199588817.003.0061
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the contours of a judicial philosophy that depends entirely on a municipal law concept to establish something as fundamental as State responsibility for an internationally ... More


The Framework of International Property Law

John G Sprankling

in The International Law of Property

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199654543
eISBN:
9780191747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654543.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

International law was traditionally conceptualized as governing only relations among states. Yet today this law affects the property rights of individuals, business entities, and other private ... More


Parameters of Criminal Responsibility

Elies van Sliedregt

in Individual Criminal Responsibility in International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199560363
eISBN:
9780191738623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560363.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

While the Nuremberg and Tokyo judgments and the subsequent proceedings are important sources of law and indispensable in developing the concept of individual responsibility in international criminal ... More


Special Tribunals

Christine D. Gray

in Judicial Remedies in International Law

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254324
eISBN:
9780191681462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254324.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the power of special tribunals to award judicial remedies. It considers whether they – as standing tribunals that have built up a substantial case law – adopted a systematic ... More


Law, Empire, and Identity between West and East: The Danubian Provinces

Benedikt Eckhardt

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Compared to the rich material from Egypt, evidence for law and legal practice in the Danubian provinces is rather slim. Still, inscriptions offer some insights into how Roman law was received, ... More


Outer Space: The International Legal Framework—the International Legal Status of Outer Space, Space Objects, and Spacemen

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Space law, as it now exists, is not an independent legal system. It is merely a functional classification of those rules of international law and of municipal law relating to outer space, natural or ... More


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