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Public International Law In A Nutshell

Author : Thomas Buergenthal
ISBN : 0314279962
Genre : Law
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This Fifth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully updated to include recent treaties, institutions, and Supreme Court decisions. The book is intended to be helpful for students, scholars, and practitioners alike.

International Human Rights And International Education

Author : Thomas Buergenthal
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036690423
Genre : International education
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International Law

Author : Rebecca M. M. Wallace
ISBN : 042188410X
Genre : International law
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* Provides a user-friendly and accessible exposition of the key concepts of International Law * Highlights the different concepts of international law and describes the substantive procedural principles key to an understanding of the international legal process * Incorporates discussion and analysis of both UK and US material including examples of US cases and sources * Increased coverage of human rights issues * In-depth coverage of issues relating to the use of force particularly consideration in relation to recent events in Iraq * Updated guide to researching International Lawurelated issues on the Internet * Key text for both law students and non-law students following courses in subject areas such as International Politics, International Relations and Human Rights

International Legal Research In A Nutshell

Author : Marci Hoffman
ISBN : 1634605217
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This Nutshell provides a basic introduction to international and foreign legal research for the non-specialist. It offers guidance through the unfamiliar pathways of research using international and non-US legal legal materials and demystifies the world of treaties and international case law. Since it's aimed at the non-specialist, it provides straight-forward background information on the United Nations and the European Union and includes guidance using the documents and legal materials of these institutions. There are extensive links to the rich world of Web resources, but it also describes print research tools that remain important in this field. Finally, it sets out a road map for approaching a research problem involving international, foreign and comparative law. Additional teaching materials are available for this title, and include online links to research sources noted in the book: Appendix A: Comprehensive List of Sources Appendix B: Websites Containing National Law Appendix C: Web Treaty Collections Appendix D: Planning Your Research and Organizational Tools

The Power And Purpose Of International Law

Author : Mary Ellen O'Connell
ISBN : 0199831025
Genre : Political Science
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The world is poised for another important transition. The United States is dealing with the impact of the Afghan and Iraq wars, the use of torture and secret detention, Guantanamo, climate change, nuclear proliferation, weakened international institutions, and other issues related directly or indirectly to international law. The world needs an accurate account of the important role of international law and The Power and Purpose of International Law seeks to provide it. Mary Ellen O'Connell explains the purpose of international law and the power it has to achieve that purpose. International law supports order in the world and the attainment of humanity's fundamental goals of peace, prosperity, respect for human rights, and protection of the natural environment. These goals can best be realized through international law, which uniquely has the capacity to bind even a superpower of the world. By exploring the roots and history of international law, and by looking at specific events in the history of international law, this book demonstrates the why and the how of international law and its enforcement. It directly confronts the notion that international law is "powerless" and that working within the framework of international law is useless or counter-productive. As the world moves forward, it is critical that both leaders and their citizens understand the true power and purpose of international law and this book creates a valuable resource for them to aid their understanding. It uses a clear, compelling style to convey topical, informative and cutting-edge information to the reader.

Akehurst S Modern Introduction To International Law

Author : Peter Malanczuk
ISBN : 9781134833870
Genre : Political Science
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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Handbook Of International Law

Author : Anthony Aust
ISBN : 9781139485784
Genre : Law
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To the new student of international law, the subject can appear extremely complex: a system of laws created by states, international courts and tribunals operating at the national and global level. A clear guide to the subject is essential to ensure understanding. This handbook provides exactly that: written by an expert who both teaches and practises in the field, it focuses on what the law is; how it is created; and how it is applied to solve day-to-day problems. It offers a practical approach to the subject, giving it relevance and immediacy. The new edition retains a concise, user-friendly format allowing central principles such as jurisdiction and the law of treaties to be understood. In addition, it explores more specialised topics such as human rights, terrorism and the environment. This handbook is the ideal introduction for students new to international law.

Principles Of Public International Law

Author : Ian Brownlie
ISBN : 019921770X
Genre : Law
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Principles of Public International Law has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 40 years. Written by a world-renowned expert, this book was the first to bring human rights into the mainstream of international law. This seventh edition, fully updated since 2003, continues to provide the balance, clarity and expertise expected by Brownlie readers. The depth of knowledge displayed by the author, along with the detailed referencing and logical structure, make this title an indispensable resource for students, scholars and practitioners working in or studying international law. Ian Brownlie, CBE, QC, is a Barrister in practice at Blackstone's Chambers in London and Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He was re-elected to the International Law Commission for a third five-year term in 2006 on the nomination of the Governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and India, and was elected Chairman in 2007.

Examples Explanations For International Law

Author : Valerie Epps
ISBN : 9781454851622
Genre : Law
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Private International Law

Author : Pascal Grolimund
ISBN : 3037515228
Genre : Law
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The export industry is of great importance to Switzerland. The country has a long-standing tradition of international transactions and business relations. Against this background, private international law plays a major role in Switzerland. Although private international law applies within an international context, it is predominantly national (civil) law. This book provides a practical introduction to Swiss private international law and an overview of the relevant rules governing the international jurisdiction, the applicable law, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements in Switzerland. (Series: Swiss Law in a Nutshell)

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