Cases and Materials on International Law

Author: Martin Dixon,Professor Robert McCorquodale,Robert McCorquodale,Sarah Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019872764X

Category:

Page: 832

View: 8714

Cases & Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study, offering broad coverage on public international law and placing disputes directly within the context of contemporary debate. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to fully understand and analyse the international legal system, drawing on a truly global range of jurisdictions and sources. Expert author commentary and notes place selected extracts within the wider legal framework and explain the complexities of the principles of law to students. The sixth edition includes expanded discussion of developing areas, including UN resolutions on climate change and international environmental law, new material from the International Law Commission, and coverage of major events, such as the annexation of Crimea, the legal context for Scottish independence and the UK's exit from the European Union, and the United Nations Security Council's Resolution on Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Cases and Materials on EU Private International Law

Author: Stefania Bariatti

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847317634

Category: Law

Page: 1370

View: 1184

Since the Amsterdam Treaty of 1997 empowered the EC to adopt rules in the field of conflicts of laws, legal instruments have been adopted that provide common rules on issues that touch upon the day-to-day life of European citizens. There are now instruments covering jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, family matters and maintenance obligations, and the law applicable to contractual and non-contractual obligations, legal separations and divorces. There is also legislation establishing swift procedures for recovering claims abroad, ie the European Enforcement Order, the European Order for Payment Procedure and the European Small Claims Procedure, and legislation regulating cross-border insolvency proceedings and judicial assistance in the field of service of documents, taking of evidence and access to justice. This long list of EU legislation is not exhaustive of EU conflicts of laws rules: numerous further provisions are scattered among other EU legislation, eg directives on consumer, labour and insurance contracts; company law; IP rights; securities; privacy; and so on. Besides this the European Court of Justice has issued many judgments addressing relevant aspects of the conflict of laws found in the acquis communautaire in this field. This book, which assembles all the relevant EU legislation and ECJ decisions in one place, provides a guide to the maze of legal instruments now in place, supplemented by brief commentaries identifying the leading principles and anticipating future developments.

International Law

Author: Donald R Rothwell,Stuart Kaye,Afshin Akhtar-Khavari,Ruth Davis,Imogen Saunders

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108445454

Category: Law

Page: 832

View: 7712

The third edition of International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives examines how international law is developed, implemented and interpreted.

Cases and materials on international law

Author: William Warner Bishop

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8849

These materials are prepared primarily with a view to their use in the introductory course in International law taught in the University of Michigan Law School, and are issued in this form on a tentative and experimental basis

International Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Lori Fisler Damrosch

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1678

View: 4445

Updated with an emphasis on current issues, this classic casebook emphasizes developments in international law, with expertly edited cases and problems for class discussion. Cases and Materials on International Law offers a treatment of the subject for introductory and advanced classes and detailed readings and reference materials for those who wish to pursue topics in depth. The fourth edition enriches every chapter with new information on institutions contributing to the sources and enforcement of international law, including the World Trade Organization, the International Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the prospective International Criminal Court, and organizations in the fields of law of the sea and arms control. International criminal law now has a chapter of its own, and the casebook gives expanded treatment to human rights, environmental law, and economic law.

Cases and Materials on International Trade Law

Author: Paul Todd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Commerce extérieur - Réglementation - Jurisprudence

Page: 1054

View: 6091

This text presents summaries and extracts from, and analysis of the main cases and other materials on international sale contracts. While all such sale contracts are examined, the book concentrates especially on CIF (costs, insurance, freight) and FOB. (free on board) contracts, and variations theron, under which even today the overwhelming majority of the world's tonnage, and especially of bulk commodities, is shipped. The book covers all aspects of international sale contracts, including transfer of risk and property, documentary requirements, remedies and standardization issues. Documentary credits are covered, as is the nature of the relationship between each of the trading parties and the sea carrier. The traditional international sale contracts, and traditional documentation, are becoming less suitable than they once were, especially for containerized transport, but also in the bulk commodity trades themselves. Possible alternatives are therefore discussed, including, for example, non-negotiable documentation, electronic bills of lading and the Bolero project. The vulnerability of the system to maritime fraud is examined.

International Commercial Litigation

Text, Cases and Materials on Private International Law

Author: Trevor Hartley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107095891

Category: Law

Page: 964

View: 7577

Retaining its practical emphasis, this new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect important new developments.

International Investment Law

Text, Cases and Materials, Second Edition

Author: Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1785360086

Category: Law

Page: 704

View: 4846

This fully revised and updated edition of International Investment Law remains a complete and concise guide to the law of international investment protection and continues to approach the subject with an easy-to-follow, broad and balanced text. New to this edition: - updates to include numerous new cases - completely reworked sections on standards of treatment - new Q&A section to capture practitioner views. Key Features: • balance of cases and explanatory comment familiarises students with reading opinions and enables them to grasp the core concepts at stake • concise – suitable for one-semester course for non-specialists or as a first text for students who will take further specialised courses in the area • excerpts from the most influential arbitration decisions outline differing interpretations and ensure students don’t learn in a theoretical vacuum • questions throughout encourage readers to come to their own opinions.

International Criminal Law: Cases and Materials

Author: Ellen S. Podgor,Rodger S. Clark

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327175125

Category: Law

Page: 914

View: 7855

International Criminal Law provides a set of teaching materials furnishing students with a grounding in the transnational issues likely to arise in federal criminal cases, and also in the law produced as a consequence of international efforts to impose criminal responsibility on the perpetrators of human rights atrocities. International Criminal Law offers, for teaching purposes, a collection of cases (mainly domestic) and other materials, together with notes and questions about those cases and materials. The first part introduces the field of international criminal law, and includes a chapter on the general principles of both domestic and international law governing efforts to apply U.S. criminal law to foreign crimes and foreign criminals. The second part covers the specific application of those principles to cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, antitrust and securities regulation, export controls, computer crimes, narcotics and money laundering, piracy and terrorism, and torture. The third part addresses procedural aspects of trying such cases in U.S. courts. This section also treats the extraterritorial application of the U.S. Constitution, immunities from jurisdiction, mutual assistance in criminal cases, extradition, alternatives to extradition, prisoner transfers, recognition of foreign criminal judgments, and the bearing on international human rights instruments on criminal procedure. The final part of International Criminal Law deals with the prosecution of international crimes, and takes up the question of what crimes constitute international crimes. This section also discusses the Nuremberg and Tokyo precedents, the ad hoc tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the substantive law of international crimes such as aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. International Criminal Law is supplemented annually. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Cases and Materials [on] the International Legal System

Author: Mary Ellen O'Connell,Richard Scott,Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781599411835

Category: Law

Page: 1224

View: 8974

In this thorough revision and update of a classic international law casebook, you will find a comprehensive introduction to the international law of today. The authors have written a highly teachable text that ensures students learn the foundations as well as the latest developments in international law--from the law of piracy to the law of cyberspace. The authors are noted specialists with years of experience in both the practice and teaching of international law. They believe this book will uniquely prepare students for the global practice of law.

International Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Lori Fisler Damrosch,Sean D. Murphy

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314286437

Category: Law

Page: 1532

View: 1732

This classic international law casebook has been updated to cover recent case law, including the International Court's Extradite or Prosecute (Belgium v. Senegal) case, and the Supreme Court's decisions in Samantar v. Yousef (on foreign sovereign immunity) and Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (on the Alien Tort Statute). With extraordinary range and depth, this casebook probes "hot topics" such as the Syrian civil war, the seizure of pirates, and the ICC's indictments of African leaders, all calculated to provoke engaging classroom discussions. This casebook is designed for introductory and advanced classes, with detailed readings on the structure and actors of international law and on specialized areas.

International Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Donald K. Anton,Penelope Mathew,Wayne Morgan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 995

View: 327

International Law Cases and Materials fills the gap in current international law casebooks by introducing students to all relevant international materials together with materials most relevant to Australian international lawyers. While international in scope, the text provides a sustained focus on Australias place in the international community and Australian perspectives on international legal affairs. Relevant Asian regional perspectives and approaches are also canvassed. The book begins with an introduction to the basic legal concepts and actors in the international legal system. These include international institutions, the criteria for statehood, the principles concerning acquisition of state territory, and the impact of recognition of states and governments. The sources of international law are discussed as these form the basis from which the rules and principles of international law are drawn, as are the rules of state responsibility pursuant to which violations of international law are attributed to states. Two further areas - the law of treaties and the relationship between international and domestic law - are then examined in separate chapters. Finally, several substantive areas of law, namely the use of force, international environmental law, the protection of human rights, the law of the sea and international trade law are explored. This book takes a more integrated approach to international law than other texts. The authors have taken the best from both international and Australian writings to complement the primary materials that are included in the text. The extensive use of contextual material and clear and concise commentary, linked together by critical analysis, case studies, notes and problems, provokes thought and discussion and provides a solid basis for an understanding of international law.

Textbook on International Law

Author: Martin Dixon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199574456

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 393

View: 9401

Offers a concise and focused introduction to international law, with coverage of all the core topics, from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights.

International Humanitarian Law

Cases, Materials and Commentary

Author: Nicholas Tsagourias,Alasdair Morrison

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107090598

Category: Law

Page: 450

View: 6588

Drawing together key documents, case law, reports and other essential materials, International Humanitarian Law offers students, lecturers and practitioners an accessible and critically informed account of the theory, law and practice of international humanitarian law. Providing comprehensive, thematic and targeted coverage of national and international cases and materials, this book successfully balances doctrine with practical application to help students understand how the theories are applied in practice and navigate through jurisprudence with ease. Employing a critical and targeted commentary throughout, this book also helps students to better understand the implications of the law and the challenges facing international humanitarian law today including: cyber war, detention, direct participation in hostilities, human rights in armed conflict and terrorism. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students and practitioners, International Humanitarian Law offers a thematic and comprehensive treatment of the subject.

International Business Law: Cases and Materials

Author: George D. Cameron III

Publisher: Van Rye Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0990367142

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 0

View: 3158

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW: CASES AND MATERIALS is a timely and useful book. Uncounted millions of “international” transactions occur daily, as goods and services are purchased across the national boundaries of some 200 political units. Capital flows from nation to nation, and so—to a lesser extent—do jobs, as companies seek more favorable locations for their business operations. The “rules” (laws) governing these exchanges quickly become complex, as persons (and governments) from different countries are involved. If problems arise in a cross-border relationship, whose rules apply? What forums are available to resolve disputes? Are there tax implications to the transaction? If so, where? These and similar questions need to be factored into the decision to “go overseas.” Each of the six chapters in this book begins with a brief overview of the subject-matter, followed by short previews of the chosen case examples. The primary content of the chapters consists of some 120 court and arbitration decisions in real disputes, between real parties. The actual text of the decisions in these cases has been edited; some excerpts are quite brief, others are more substantial. Most “background” facts have been summarized by the author, but the edited-decision part of each case is quoted from the actual recorded text of the court or arbitrator who decided it. Clearly, a minute sample from tens of thousands of cases cannot provide comprehensive coverage of what all the world’s legal rules are. Our objectives here are simply to indicate some of the major potential “flash points” of doing international business, to illustrate some of the significant differences in the applicable legal rules, and to provide an exposure to the language and process by which international business disputes are resolved. “Fore-warned is fore-armed.” Being aware of these potential trouble spots, a sensible business manager will presumably consider them in making the decision to engage in cross-border transactions, and take appropriate steps to avoid or minimize potential adverse consequences. Chapter I of this book introduces International Law—its course of development and its two major sources (custom and treaties). Chapter II examines the use of national and international courts and arbitrators to resolve cross-border disputes. Chapter III provides basic coverage of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: when it applies, how the sale contract is formed, when risk of loss on the goods passes from Seller to Buyer, and what responsibilities the Seller has for the quality of the goods sold. Chapter IV looks at some of the legal questions that might arise in conducting cross-border commercial operations—employment issues, intellectual property issues, and investment issues. Chapter V considers potential questions regarding taxation of international activities, and the regulation of adverse environmental effects. Chapter VI reviews the efforts by national governments to apply their competition regulations to international business transactions, and the difficulties that private parties might have in attempting to enforce legal claims against governments and their agencies. While these are surely not the only legal issues that might arise in connection with international business, they do constitute a significant set of concerns of which managers need to be aware as they venture into the international “stream of commerce.”

An Australian Companion to Harris

Cases and Materials on International Law

Author: Anthony Cassimatis

Publisher: Lawbook Company

ISBN: 9780455226736

Category: Casebooks

Page: 515

View: 4943

This book is a companion to the seventh edition of the internationally acclaimed HARRIS' CASES AND MATERIALS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW. Offering carefully selected materials and expert commentary, AN AUSTRALIAN COMPANION TO HARRIS' CASES MATERIALS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW is designed to provide readers with a comprehensive treatment of International law from an Australian perspective. Updated to reflect recent developments in the law, the second edition significantly expands on the coverage of the first edition and includes two additional, entirely new, chapters: International Criminal Law and International Environmental Law. The content and scope of this companion make it an ideal text for generalist International Law courses in Australia.

Foreign Relations Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Curtis A. Bradley,Jack L. Goldsmith

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454888709

Category: Law

Page: 875

View: 4217

A leading casebook on foreign relations law, authored by two widely cited and experienced scholars, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition examines the law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of cases, statutes, and executive branch materials, as well as extensive notes and questions and discussion of relevant historical background.