Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2010

Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2010

by Elizabeth R. Wilcox

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ISBN-13: 9780199856077
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2012
Series: DIGEST OF US PRACTICE IN INT LAW Series
Pages: 944
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Note from the Editor
Chapter 1 Nationality, Citizenship, and Immigration
A. NATIONALITY AND CITIZENSHIP
B. PASSPORTS
C. IMMIGRATION AND VISAS
D. ASYLUM AND REFUGEE STATUS AND RELATED ISSUES

Chapter 2 Consular and Judicial Assistance and Related Issues
A. CONSULAR NOTIFICATION, ACCESS, AND ASSISTANCE
B. CHILDREN

Chapter 3 International Criminal Law
A. EXTRADITION AND MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE
B. INTERNATIONAL CRIMES
C. INTERNATIONAL, HYBRID, AND OTHER TRIBUNALS

Chapter 4 Treaty Affairs
A. CONCLUSION, ENTRY INTO FORCE, RESERVATIONS, APPLICATION, AND TERMINATION
B. OTHER ISSUES

Chapter 5 Foreign Relations
A. CONSTITUTIONALITY OF STATE LAW CONCERNING IMMIGRATION
B. ALIEN TORT CLAIMS ACT AND TORTURE VICTIM PROTECTION ACT
C. ACT OF STATE AND POLITICAL QUESTION DOCTRINES
D. REVIEW OF COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION WITH PALAU

Chapter 6 Human Rights
A. GENERAL
B. DISCRIMINATION
C. CHILDREN
D. ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, AND RELATED ISSUES
E. INDIGENOUS ISSUES
F. PROTECTION OF MIGRANTS
G. CLIMATE CHANGE
H. TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN, OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
I. JUDICIAL PROCEDURE, PENALTIES, AND RELATED ISSUES
J. DETENTION AND MISSING PERSONS
K. RULE OF LAW AND DEMOCRACY PROMOTION
L. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
M. FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATION
N. SELF-DETERMINATION
O. HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTERTERRORISM

Chapter 7 International Organizations
UNITED NATIONS
A. UN REFORM
B. ECOSOC: CONSULTATIVE STATUS FOR NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
C. INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
D. INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMISSION
E. UN SECRETARIAT: DETERMINATION OF PERSONAL STATUS FOR ENTITLEMENTS AND BENEFITS FOR STAFF MEMBERS WHO ARE U.S. NATIONALS

Chapter 8 International Claims and State Responsibility
A. INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMISSION
B. NAZI ERA CLAIMS
C. REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

Chapter 9 Diplomatic Relations, Succession, Continuity of States, and Other Statehood Issues
ICJ ADVISORY OPINION ON KOSOVO'S DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Chapter 10 Privileges and Immunities
A. FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY
B. HEAD OF STATE IMMUNITY
C. DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES
D. OTHER ISSUES OF STATE REPRESENTATION
E. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Chapter 11 Trade, Commercial Relations, Investment, and Transportation
A. TRANSPORTATION BY AIR
B. NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
C. WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
D. OTHER TRADE AGREEMENTS AND TRADE-RELATED ISSUES
E. COMMUNICATIONS
F. OTHER ISSUES

Chapter 12 Territorial Regimes and Related Issues
A. LAW OF THE SEA AND RELATED BOUNDARY ISSUES
B. OUTER SPACE

Chapter 13 Environment and Other Transnational Scientific Issues
ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION
A. LAND AND AIR POLLUTION AND RELATED ISSUES
B. PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND MARINE CONSERVATION
C. OTHER CONSERVATION ISSUES

Chapter 14 Educational and Cultural Issues
A. CULTURAL PROPERTY: IMPORT RESTRICTIONS
B. PRESERVATION OF AMERICA'S HERITAGE ABROAD

Chapter 15 Private International Law
A. COMMERCIAL LAW
B. FAMILY LAW
C. INTERNATIONAL CIVIL LITIGATION

Chapter 16 Sanctions, Export Controls, and Certain Other Restrictions
A. IMPOSITION, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MODIFICATION OF SANCTIONS, EXPORT CONTROLS, AND CERTAIN OTHER RESTRICTIONS
B. OTHER ISSUES
C. EXPORT CONTROLS

Chapter 17 International Conflict Resolution and Avoidance
A. ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT
B. SUDAN
C. UGANDA

Chapter 18 Use of Force, Arms Control and Disarmament, and Nonproliferation
A. USE OF FORCE
B. NONPROLIFERATION, ARMS CONTROL, AND DISARMAMENT

Table of Cases
Index

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