Public International Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

Public International Law in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by Thomas Buergenthal, Sean D. Murphy
     
 

This Fourth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully… See more details below

Overview

This Fourth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully updated to include recent treaties (e.g., on jurisdictional immunities of states), institutions (e.g., the African Court on Human Rights), and Supreme Court decisions (e.g., Sosa and Hamdan).The book is intended to be helpful for students, scholars, and practitioners alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314171696
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
11/30/2006
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Application and Relevance of International Law
Chapter 2. The Sources of International Law
Chapter 3. International Organizations
Chapter 4. International Dispute Settlement
Chapter 5. The International Law of Treaties
Chapter 6. The Rights of Individuals
Chapter 7. Jurisdiction
Chapter 8. Foreign Relations law in the United States
Chapter 9. Immunities
Chapter 10. International Legal Research Sources

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