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Natural Law

Craig Reeves

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Natural Law Introduction Natural law as a field of jurisprudence is part of a wider tradition of thought whose roots reach back into Greek phil...


Jörg Kammerhofer

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Positivism Introduction Legal positivism means different things to different scholars, and traditions of positivism differ among legal scholar...


Juan Amaya-Castro, Jessica C. Lawrence

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Refugees Introduction People move from their homes for many reasons. They may travel in search of increased economic opportunities, to reunite with love...

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...

Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties

Joana Abrisketa, María Nagore Casas

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties Introduction The conduct of states may affect the human rights of individuals located outside thei...


Mary Ellen O’Connell

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Self-Defense Introduction Humanity has always recognized that individuals should have the right to defend themselves from violence. In interna...

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...

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