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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...

Nonstate Actors

Nicolás Carrillo Santarelli

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Nonstate Actors ...

Recognition

Jean d’Aspremont

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Recognition Introduction Recognition occupies a central place in state practice and in the literature, but this does not necessarily mean that...

Nationality and Statelessness

Laura van Waas

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Nationality and Statelessness Introduction Nationality is the legal bond between a person and a state. It denotes membership and gives rise to ...

Crimes against Humanity

Beth van Schaack

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Crimes Against Humanity Introduction Crimes against humanity have both a colloquial and a legal existence. In daily parlance, the term is employ...

Environmental Law, International

Jutta Brunnée

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

International Environmental Law Introduction International environmental law encompasses the legal norms and processes that address transbound...

Cyber Warfare

Marco Benatar

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Cyber Warfare Introduction The advent of the Internet, and interconnected computer networks more generally, has impacted society in innumerabl...

Transnational Corruption

Ana Peyró Llopis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Transnational Corruption Introduction Although corruption is an old phenomenon, international efforts to combat corruption are quite recent. T...

Peace Keeping

Nigel D. White

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Peacekeeping Introduction Peacekeeping is a development of the Cold War. It was not envisaged by the UN Charter of 1945, but it has proved ...

Universal Jurisdiction

Margarita Robles

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Universal Jurisdiction Introduction The history of universal jurisdiction (UJ) has always been considered in dramatic terms, sometimes tragic....

European Arrest Warrant

Stefano Manacorda, Costantino Grasso

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

European Arrest Warrant Introduction The European Union has increased its influence over criminal law since the Treaty of Maastricht (1993) an...

Collective Security

Ademola Abass

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Collective Security Introduction The term collective security in a general sense is given many understandings both professional and nonprofess...

Liability for International Environmental Harm

Jaye Ellis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Liability for International Environmental Harm Introduction Three main approaches to the legal consequences of transboundary environmental har...

Intervention, Humanitarian

Dino Kritsiotis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Humanitarian Intervention Introduction This article begins with an assessment of the conceptual parameters of “humanitarian intervention” that ...

Human Rights

Jessica Almqvist

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Human Rights Introduction The adoption in 1945 of the UN Charter and in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marks the initial sta...

Neutrality

Elizabeth Chadwick

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Neutrality Introduction On the outbreak of war, states which do not wish to participate declare neutrality. Also termed “armed neutrality,” a ...

Western Sahara

Rosa Riquelme, Juan Soroeta

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Western Sahara Introduction Western Sahara is the only non-self-governing territory on the African continent still awaiting the completion of ...

Agreements, Bilateral and Regional Trade

John Shijian Mo

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements Introduction Bilateral trade agreements (BTAs) and regional trade agreements (RTAs) are an important so...

Aut Dedere Aut Judicare

Raphael Van Steenberghe

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Aut Dedere Aut Judicare Introduction Various reasons may prevent states on the territory of which a criminal is found from extraditing him or ...

Estoppel

Emmanuel Voyiakis

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Estoppel Introduction As it is most commonly described, estoppel is a rule of international law that bars a party from going back on its previo...

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