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General Customary Law

Tony Carty

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

General Customary Law Introduction International society is divided into sovereign states and does not have an international legislature, execu...

General Principles of Law

Marcelo Kohen, Bérénice Schramm

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

General Principles of LawIntroductionGeneral principles of law are basic rules whose content is very general and abstract, sometimes reducible to a ma...

Genocide

Christine Byron

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Genocide Introduction Genocide has been called the “crime of crimes” and the gravest violation of human rights it is possible to commit. It w...

Georgia and International Law

Antoni Blanc Altemir, Eimys Ortiz Hernández

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Georgia and International LawIntroductionThe dissolution of the USSR at the end of December 1991 and the reunification of Germany were, without doubt,...

Grotius, Hugo

John Haskell

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Hugo GrotiusIntroductionHugo de Groot (b. 1583–d. 1645), more commonly known today as Hugo Grotius, was a prominent intellectual figure in the 17th ce...

Habeas Corpus

David Clark

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Habeas CorpusIntroductionThis entry considers habeas corpus in common law jurisdictions (including mixed jurisdictions such as South Africa) and in in...

Hijaz and International Law, The

Malik Dahlan

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

The Hijaz and International LawIntroductionThe Hashemite Kingdom of Hijaz attracted little notice in the Western international legal history during it...

History of International Law, 1550–1700

Ignacio De La Rasilla Del Moral

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

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

Hostilities, Direct Participation in

Shane Darcy

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Direct Participation in HostilitiesIntroductionContemporary armed conflicts involve not only fighting and military confrontation between regular armed...

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...

Human Rights and Regional Protection, Relativism and Universalism of

Claudio Corradetti

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Relativism and Universalism of Human Rights and Regional ProtectionIntroductionThe international system of human rights is organized around both a uni...

Human Rights, European Court of

Ana Salinas de Frías

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

European Court of Human Rights Introduction In the aftermath of the Second World War Europe was faced with the need to not only reconstruct th...

Human Rights, Foundations of

Alejandro Lorite Escorihuela

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Foundations of Human Rights Introduction Researching the foundations of human rights entails various possible types of endeavors and appeals t...

Human Trafficking

John Winterdyk, Julie Kaye

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Human TraffickingIntroductionAlong with drug trafficking and arms dealing, human trafficking has been described as one of the most profitable crimes i...

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...

Immunities

Lorna McGregor

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Immunities Introduction International law characterizes the immunities of states and their officials as procedural rules that prevent the adjud...

Immunity, Sovereign

Xiaodong Yang

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Sovereign Immunity Introduction Sovereign immunity, or state immunity, is a principle of customary international law, by virtue of which one so...

Indigenous Peoples

Jérémie Gilbert

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Indigenous PeoplesIntroductionThe rights of indigenous peoples under international law have evolved greatly since the late 1980s. Efforts by indigenou...

Individual Criminal Responsibility

Chantal Meloni

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Individual Criminal ResponsibilityIntroductionThe recognition of individual criminal responsibility under international law is relatively recent. The ...

Institutional Law

Jan Klabbers

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Institutional Law Introduction International organizations, it is often said, are strange creatures. On the one hand, they are created by their...

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