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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...

Teaching International Law

Christine Schwöbel-Patel

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Teaching International LawIntroductionThe teaching of international law is a topic of interest to most international law educators. The pedagogy emplo...

Territorial Title

Masaharu Yanagihara

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Territorial Title Introduction Especially essential for the existence of modern European international law is a state with a “defined territory...


Ben Saul

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Terrorism Introduction International law has struggled to regulate terrorism for over a century, beginning with efforts to cooperate in the ext...

The 1948 Arab-Israeli Conflict and International Law

Noura Erakat

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

The 1948 Arab-Israeli Conflict and International LawIntroductionInternational law’s indeterminacy and its capacity to be shaped by what Duncan Kennedy...

The Ottoman Empire and International Law

Nobuyoshi Fujinami

Subject: International Law »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

The Ottoman Empire and International LawIntroductionThe Ottoman Empire has long been a marginal subject in both the history and theory of internationa...

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...


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...

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