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The Inherent Right Of Self Defence In International Law

Author : Murray Colin Alder
ISBN : 9789400748507
Genre : Law
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Determining the earliest point in time at which international law authorises a state to exercise its inherent right of self-defence is an issue which has been debated, but unsatisfactorily reasoned, by scholars and states since the 1960’s. Yet it remains arguably the most pressing question of law that faces the international community. This book unravels the legal and factual complications which have obscured the answer to this question. In contrast to most other works, it takes an historic approach by tracing the evolution of the rights, rules and principles of international law which have governed the use of force by states since the 16th century. Its emphasis on self-defence provides the reader with a new and complete understanding of how and why the international legal framework limits defensive force to repelling an imminent threat or use of offensive force which is directed at the territory of a state. Taking an historic approach enables this book to resurrect an understanding of the human defensive instinct which has guided the formation of the international law of self-defence. It also explains the true legal nature and scope of the inherent right of self-defence, of anticipatory self-defence and provides a definition of the legal commencement of an armed attack for the purpose of Article 51 of the Charter. Finally, the reader will receive a unique source of research materials and analysis of state practice and of scholarly works concerning self-defence and the use of force since the 16th century, which is suitable for all readers of international law around the world.

Gezielte T Tung

Author : Frank Witzleben
ISBN : 9783832543457
Genre : Law
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Diese Studie zur gezielten Tötung greift ein kontrovers diskutiertes Thema auf: Der Einsatz von Kampfdrohnen mit dem Ziel der Tötung von Individuen fernab eines Kriegsschauplatzes hat sich zu einer Staatenpraxis entwickelt, der von Seiten der politisch führenden europäischen Nationen kein Widerstand entgegengesetzt wird. Berichte und Diskussionen innerhalb der Organisationen der Vereinten Nationen lassen dagegen erkennen, dass diese Form geheimdienstlich gesteuerter Operationen sowohl das humanitäre Völkerrecht der Genfer Konventionen als auch die maßgeblichen Menschenrechtskonventionen verletzt. Innerhalb des Völkerrechts gibt es bis heute weder eine Legaldefinition des Begriffs gezielter Tötung noch eine einheitliche Rechtsprechung auf der Grundlage des humanitären Völkerrechts. Auch im Rahmen des Rechtsregimes der Menschenrechte sind bisher keine verbindlichen Urteile zur Legalität/Illegalität gezielter Tötungen im Grenzbereich von Kriegsführung, Strafverfolgung und präventiver Gefahrenabwehr ergangen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung diskutiert die Herausforderungen an das Völkerrecht und die UN vor dem Hintergrund der asymmetrischen Kriege und des transnationalen Terrorismus.

Human Law And Computer Law Comparative Perspectives

Author : Mireille Hildebrandt
ISBN : 9789400763142
Genre : Law
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The focus of this book is on the epistemological and hermeneutic implications of data science and artificial intelligence for democracy and the Rule of Law. How do the normative effects of automated decision systems or the interventions of robotic fellow ‘beings’ compare to the legal effect of written and unwritten law? To investigate these questions the book brings together two disciplinary perspectives rarely combined within the framework of one volume. One starts from the perspective of ‘code and law’ and the other develops from the domain of ‘law and literature’. Integrating original analyses of relevant novels or films, the authors discuss how computational technologies challenge traditional forms of legal thought and affect the regulation of human behavior. Thus, pertinent questions are raised about the theoretical assumptions underlying both scientific and legal practice.

The Internationalization Of Law And Legal Education

Author : Jan Klabbers
ISBN : 9781402094941
Genre : Law
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The internationalization of commerce and contemporary life has led to a globalization of legal standards and practices. The essays in this text explore this new reality and suggest ways in which the new legal order can be made more just and effective.

International Law As Social Construct

Author : Carlo Focarelli
ISBN : 9780199584833
Genre : Law
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This book explores international law as a social construct by analysing its social foundations and by re-conceptualizing the way in which it is commonly understood. It asks what law is and how it works in society, and shows why it is worth to struggle for new and better-working rules in the international legal order.

Reparations For Indigenous Peoples

Author : Federico Lenzerini
ISBN : 9780199235605
Genre : Law
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In this book, a group of renowned legal experts and activists investigate the right of indigenous peoples to reparations for breaches of their individual and collective rights.

The Law Of Nations

Author : Emer de Vattel
ISBN : PRNC:32101077787958
Genre : International law
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Failures Of American Methods Of Lawmaking In Historical And Comparative Perspectives

Author : James R. Maxeiner
ISBN : 9781107198159
Genre : Law
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Challenges the myths of common law's superiority over statute law using newly available historical sources and a comparative law analysis.

International Law As A World Order In Late Imperial China

Author : Rune Svarverud
ISBN : 9789004160194
Genre : Social Science
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The topic of this book is the early introduction and reception of international law in China. International law is studied as part of the introduction of the Western sciences and as a theoretical orientation in international affairs 1847-1911.

Yearbook Of International Sports Arbitration 2016

Author : Antoine Duval
ISBN : 9789462652378
Genre : Law
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The Yearbook of International Sports Arbitration is the first academic publication aiming to offer comprehensive coverage, on a yearly basis, of the most recent and salient developments regarding international sports arbitration, through a combination of general articles and case notes. The present volume covers decisions rendered by the Court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) and national courts in 2016. It is a must-have for sports lawyers and arbitrators, as well as researchers engaged in this field. It provides in-depth articles on burning issues raised by international sports arbitration, and independent commentaries by esteemed academics and seasoned practitioners on the most important decisions of the year by the CAS and national courts. Dr. Antoine Duval is Senior Researcher for International and European Sports Law at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague. He holds a Ph.D. on the interaction between Lex Sportiva and EU Law from the European University Institute in Florence. Prof. Antonio Rigozzi teaches international arbitration and sports law at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and is the partner in charge of the sports arbitration practice at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, a Geneva-based law firm specializing in international arbitration.

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