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José Elías Esteve Moltó

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

TibetIntroductionTibet has been the subject of ongoing political, legal, and even armed confrontations between the Beijing and Lhasa governments. This...

Tokyo Trials, The

Kirsten Sellars

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

The Tokyo TrialsIntroductionOf the postwar trials convened in Tokyo to try Japanese leaders for crimes relating to the war in Asia and the Pacific, by...


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...

Transnational Constitutionalism, Africa and

Charles Manga Fombad

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Africa and Transnational ConstitutionalismIntroductionAfrica’s experience with constitution making in general and constitutionalism in particular is q...

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...

Treaty Interpretation

Isabelle Van Damme

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Treaty InterpretationIntroductionThe practice and theory of treaty interpretation form a classical theme of the law of treaties. As with other parts o...

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 ...

UN Partition Plan for Palestine and International Law, The

Victor Kattan

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

The Un Partition Plan for Palestine and International LawIntroductionIn 1947, the United Kingdom and the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine...

UN Security Council, Women and the

Catherine O'Rourke

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Women and the UN Security CouncilIntroductionThe UN Security Council has presented a complex and challenging site for women and feminists. It is the o...

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...

Unilateral Acts

Francisco Jiménez García

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Unilateral ActsIntroductionMay the representatives of states undertake commitments unilaterally and thus limit their freedom to act? Are unilateral ac...

United Nations and its Principal Organs, The

Gary Wilson

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

The United Nations and Its Principal OrgansIntroductionCreated in the aftermath of the Second World War with the primary objective of saving “succeedi...

Universal Jurisdiction

Margarita Robles

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Universal JurisdictionIntroductionThe history of universal jurisdiction (UJ) has always been considered in dramatic terms, sometimes tragic. It has be...

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...

Vatican and the Holy See

Juan José Ruda Santolaria

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Vatican and the Holy SeeIntroductionThe Holy See is the supreme governmental organ of the Catholic Church, representing it in the international arena....

Victims’ Rights, International Criminal Law, and Proceedings

Carla Ferstman

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Victims’ Rights, International Criminal Law, and ProceedingsIntroductionVictims’ rights in international criminal proceedings is a relatively new fiel...

War Crimes

Ioannis Kalpouzos

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

War CrimesIntroductionThe law of war crimes consists of the criminalization of the violations of the law of armed conflict (LOAC), also known as inter...

Watercourses, International

Patricia Wouters

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

International Watercourses Introduction The rules of international law governing transboundary waters are anchored in the rules and practic...

Western Sahara

Rosa Riquelme, Juan Soroeta

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

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

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