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International Trade and Human Rights

Anthony E. Cassimatis, Catherine E. Drummond

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

International Trade and Human Rights Introduction Article 55(a) of the United Nations Charter provides that the UN shall promote “higher stand...


Monique Cormier, Gerry Simpson

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Piracy Introduction International law, it might be argued, is a legal system directed toward the defeat or suppression of a category of violato...


Xiaodong Yang

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Jurisdiction Introduction “Jurisdiction” is arguably the most versatile term in current international law. Frequently used in international le...

Martens Clause

Vaios Koutroulis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Martens Clause ...

Uti Possidetis Iuris

Fozia Lone

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Uti Possidetis Iuris Introduction The literature on the concept of uti possidetis shows deep links to colonization, self-determination, territo...

Sanctions, International

Iain Cameron

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Sanctions Introduction There is no authoritative definition in international relations of sanction. One commonly used definition ...


David Keane

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Discrimination Introduction The spread of the use of the term “discrimination” in the English language is due to the increasing influence of t...

Ukrainian Approaches

Alexander Merezhko

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ukrainian Approaches Introduction Since 1991, when, after the disintegration of the USSR, Ukraine declared its independence and embarked upon ...

Complementarity Principle

Olympia Bekou

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Complementarity Principle Introduction Complementarity is a fundamental principle upon which the International Criminal Court (ICC) is premise...

Law of Treaties, The

Antonio Remiro Brotons

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

The Law of Treaties Introduction The Law of Treaties is a set of international and national rules that governs the life of treaties from their ...

Freedom of Expression

Mark J. Richards

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Freedom of Expression Introduction Freedom of expression is a fundamental international human right. It is intrinsically valuable and necessar...

Hybrid International Criminal Tribunals

Sarah Williams

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Hybrid International Criminal Tribunals Introduction International criminal law has traditionally recognized two main mechanisms to secure ind...

Sports Law, International

Carmen Pérez González

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

International Sports Law Introduction This article explores the relationship between international law and sport activity. The existence of an...

Criminal Law, International

Ilias Bantekas

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Criminal Law Introduction International criminal law (ICL) is a discipline that straddles public international law and criminal l...

History of International Law, 1550-1700

Ignacio De La Rasilla Del Moral

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

History of International Law, 1550–1700 Introduction Every epoch remakes the study of the history of international law in its own image. In th...

Soft Law

Teresa Fajardo

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Soft Law Introduction The generic term soft law covers a wide range of instruments of different nature and functions that make it very difficu...


Steven Wheatley

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Democracy Introduction Researchers on “democracy” in international law have to make an important methodological choice: They can examine the “...

French Revolution

Marc Belissa

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

French Revolution Introduction The French Revolution is not a strictly national phenomenon confined within the boundaries of the kingdom of Fr...

Environmental Institutions, International

Alexander Zahar

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

International Environmental Institutions Introduction In the literature on international environmental institutions, “institution” and “organi...


Carla Ferstman

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Reparations Introduction Reparation refers to the process and result of remedying the damage or harm caused by an unlawful act. The purpose of ...

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