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Protection, Diplomatic

Stephan Wittich

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Diplomatic Protection Introduction Diplomatic protection is one of the traditional concepts of classical international law that has developed ov...

Public Interest, Human Rights, and Foreign Investment

Edward Guntrip

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Public Interest, Human Rights, and Foreign InvestmentIntroductionForeign direct investment (FDI) involves a private investor from one state (the home ...

Rational Choice Theory

Anne van Aaken

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Rational Choice Theory Introduction International law scholarship has predominantly been doctrinal in nature. Nevertheless, international law...

Recognition of Foreign Penal Judgments

Pedro Caeiro, Carolina Carvalho

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Recognition of Foreign Penal JudgmentsIntroductionThe expression “recognition of foreign penal judgments” (RFPJ) can be used in a broad or in a strict...


Juan Amaya-Castro, Jessica C. Lawrence

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

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

Rendition, Extraterritorial Abduction, and Extraordinary Rendition

John A. E. Vervaele

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Rendition, Extraterritorial Abduction, and Extraordinary RenditionIntroductionIn order to transfer a suspect from a foreign state to the state request...


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 ...

Russian Approaches to International Law

Alexander Merezhko

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Russian Approaches in International Law Introduction Contemporary Russian doctrine of international law has grown out of the Soviet school of i...

Sanctions, International

Iain Cameron

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International SanctionsThis article was revised by Iain Cameron and Anton Moiseienko on May 26th, 2021. The revised version can be found here.Introduc...

Sanctions, International

Iain Cameron, Anton Moiseienko

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

International SanctionsIain Cameron and Anton Moiseienko updated this article on May 26th, 2021. It was originally written by Iain Cameron, published ...


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...


Mary Ellen O’Connell

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Self-DefenseIntroductionHumanity has always recognized that individuals should have the right to defend themselves from violence. In international law...


Silvia Scarpa

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Slavery Introduction Slavery had existed for thousands of years, when, finally, in the 18th century the abolitionist ideal gained momentum. We...

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...

Space Law

Frans von der Dunk

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Space LawIntroductionSpace law is best defined as the law dealing in a substantial manner with human activities in outer space. Traditionally conceive...

Spanish School of International Law (c. 16th and 17th Centuries)

Pablo Antonio Fernández-Sánchez

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Spanish School of International Law (c. 16th and 17th Centuries) Introduction The most important contribution to the development of modern int...

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...

State of Necessity

Sarah Heathcote

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

State of Necessity Introduction State of necessity, now known as “necessity” and codified by Article 25 of the International Law Commission’s ...

Superior Orders

Annemieke van Verseveld

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Superior OrdersIntroduction“Superior orders” refers to a defense in International Criminal Law (ICL). The gist of this defense is that a subordinate i...

Taba Arbitration, The

Robbie Sabel

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

The Taba ArbitrationIntroductionThe 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty stipulated that the boundary was the “[r]ecognized international boundary between E...

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