The State Immunity Controversy in International Law: Private Suits Against Sovereign States in Domestic Courts

The State Immunity Controversy in International Law: Private Suits Against Sovereign States in Domestic Courts

by Ernest K. Bankas
     
 

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The author shows through a careful analysis of the law that restrictive immunity does not have vox populi in developing countries, and that it lacks usus. He also argues that forum law, i.e. the lex fori is a creature of sovereignty and between equals before the law, only what is understood and acknowledged as law among states must be applied in as much as the

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The author shows through a careful analysis of the law that restrictive immunity does not have vox populi in developing countries, and that it lacks usus. He also argues that forum law, i.e. the lex fori is a creature of sovereignty and between equals before the law, only what is understood and acknowledged as law among states must be applied in as much as the international legal system is horizontal.

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ISBN-13:
9783642065125
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
1.14(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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