Looking to the Future
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1

Looking to the Future

Throughout his career, Michael Reisman emphasized law’s function in shaping the future. In this wide-ranging collection of essays, major thinkers in the international legal field address the goals of the twenty-first century and how international law can address the needs of the world community.

The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 464

The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention

  • Categories: Law

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the law of treaties as it emerges from the interplay between the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties and customary international law. It revisits the basic concepts underlying the provisions of the Vienna Convention, so as to determine the actual state of the law and its foreseeable development. In doing so, it examines some of the most controversial aspects of the law of treaties. The book first explores the influence exerted by the Vienna Convention on pre-existing customary law. Certain rules of the Convention which, at the time of its adoption, appeared to fall within the realm of progressive development, can now be regarded as custo...

International regulation of internal resources
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 558

International regulation of internal resources

  • Categories: Law

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The Quest for World Order and Human Dignity in the Twenty-first Century
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 487

The Quest for World Order and Human Dignity in the Twenty-first Century

  • Categories: Law

This General Course is concerned, first, with understanding and assessing the aggregate performance of the world constitutive process, in present and projected constructs; second, with providing the intellectual tools that can enable those involved in making decisions to be more effective, whether they are operating in islands or offshore; and, third, with inquiring into ways the international legal system might be improved. Reisman identifies the individual as the ultimate actor in international law and explores the dilemmas of meaningful individual commitment to a world order of human dignity amidst interlocking communities and overlapping loyalties.

Non-State Actors in International Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 424

Non-State Actors in International Law

  • Categories: Law

The role and position of non-state actors in international law is the subject of a long-standing and intensive scholarly debate. This book explores the participation of this new category of actors in an international legal system that has historically been dominated by states. It explores the most important issues, actors and theoretical approaches with respect to these new participants in international law. It provides the reader with a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the most important legal and political developments and perspectives. Relevant non-state actors discussed in this volume include, in particular, international governmental organisations, international non-govern...

The International Criminal Court
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1400

The International Criminal Court

  • Categories: Law

Established as one of the main sources for the study of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, this volume provides an article-by-article analysis of the Statute; the detailed analysis draws upon relevant case law from the Court itself, as well as from other international and national criminal tribunals, academic commentary, and related instruments such as the Elements of Crimes, the Rules of Procedure and Evidence, and the Relationship Agreement with the United Nations. Each of the 128 articles is accompanied by an overview of the drafting history as well as a bibliography of academic literature relevant to the provision. Written by a single author, the Commentary avoids dupl...

Law of the Sea, Environmental Law and Settlement of Disputes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1

Law of the Sea, Environmental Law and Settlement of Disputes

  • Categories: Law

This volume covers a variety of topics in the fields of the law of the sea and the protection of the environment. The particular focus of the volume is on the role and function of judicial, quasi-judicial and administrative institutions in the prevention and settlement of disputes in both of these areas. This includes an overview and insightful analysis of the cases of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea during its first decade. Further substantive issues range from the allocation of shared marine resources, maritime boundary delimitation and issues of maritime security to the prevention of marine pollution as well as a coverage of the compliance and enforcement mechanisms of i...

The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 448

The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law

  • Categories: Law
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008
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  • Publisher: BRILL

"Cherif Bassiouni" is often referred to as "the father of international criminal law." Every major international criminal law instrument developed in the last forty years, from the Torture Convention to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, bears his hallmark. His writings, diplomatic initiatives, fieldwork, and even litigation have made an unparalleled contribution to the emergence of international criminal law as a distinct discipline within the field of international law. This book contains a collection of fifteen scholarly essays, written by leading experts from around the world, about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law, with a focus on "Cherif Bassio...

Human Dignity and Human Cloning
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 319

Human Dignity and Human Cloning

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-01
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  • Publisher: Springer

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Genocide at the Millennium
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 302

Genocide at the Millennium

This fifth volume in the series "Genocide: A Critical Bibliographical Review" focuses on both the genocidal activity that has taken place over the past fourteen years and a critique of the international community's response to genocide and potential genocidal.