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Democracy

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...

Reparations

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 ...

Migration

Vincent Chetail

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Migration Introduction The role of international law in the sensitive field of migration is complex, ambiguous, and frequently neglected by co...

Agreements, Multilateral Environmental

Ole Kristian Fauchald

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Multilateral Environmental Agreements Introduction Although multilateral agreements to protect environmental goods have existed for more than ...

Common Heritage of Mankind

Edwin Egede

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Common Heritage of Mankind Introduction The “common heritage of mankind” (CHM), sometimes also called the common heritage of humankind or huma...

Fragmentation

Margaret A. Young

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Fragmentation Introduction The fragmentation of public international law is a long-observed phenomenon that demonstrates uneven normative and ...

Military Occupation

Teresa Fajardo

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Military Occupation Introduction Military occupation was defined by Oppenheim as “invasion plus taking possession of enemy country for the purp...

Jurisprudence (Judicial Law-Making)

Jorge Antonio Quindimil López

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Jurisprudence (Judicial Law-Making) ...

Use of Force

Olivier Corten

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Use of Force Introduction Use of force is a politically sensitive and legally undetermined topic. It is therefore not surprising that it consti...

Secession

Theodore Christakis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Secession Introduction The term secession designates the unilateral withdrawal from a state of part of its territory and population with the wi...

Underwater Cultural Heritage

Mariano J. Aznar Gómez

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Underwater Cultural Heritage Introduction As a legal concept, underwater cultural heritage (UCH) covers all traces of human existence—sites, s...

Codification

Annemarieke Vermeer-Künzli

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Codification Introduction Codification is the process through which rules of law are committed to written form. It is usually mentioned in one...

Torture

Jamil Mujuzi

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Torture Introduction The use of torture especially to seek the truth has been known to humankind for centuries. Like the use of torture, the c...

Theory, Critical International Legal

Jason Beckett

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Critical International Legal Theory Introduction Although most writings on public international law (PIL) possess an esprit critique, what dis...

Organizations, International

Alison Duxbury

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Organizations Introduction Since World War II, both the number and the variety of international organizations operating in the in...

Courts, International

Cesare P. R. Romano

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Courts Introduction The multiplication of international courts is one of the most remarkable changes in international law and rel...

Political Science, International Law and

Wouter Werner

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Law and Political Science Introduction During the first decades following World War II, international law and international polit...

Most-Favored-Nation Clauses

Jordi Bonet

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Most-Favored-Nation Clauses Introduction A most-favored-nation clause (MFNC) is a specific treaty provision “whereby a State [the granting Sta...

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