International Law and Dispute Settlement: New Problems and Techniques

International Law and Dispute Settlement: New Problems and Techniques


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849463591
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publication date: 03/08/2012
Series: Studies in International Law Series , #28
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Duncan French is Head of the School of Law at the University of Lincoln. Matthew Saul is a Lecturer in Law at Durham Law School, University of Durham. Nigel D White is Professor of Public International Law at the School of Law, University of Nottingham.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix

Preface xi

List of Contributors xv

List of Abbreviations xvii

Introduction xxi

Part 1 The Changing Face of International Adjudication 1

1 Private Disputes and the Public Interest in International Law Vaughan Lowe 3

2 The International Court of Justice and Environmental Disputes Malgosia Fitzmaurice 17

3 Complaint and Grievance Mechanisms in International Dispute Settlement Duncan French Richard Kirkham 57

4 Stuck in the Middle With You?: Alternative Approaches to Realising Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Business Sorcha MacLeod 87

Part 2 Problems and Techniques in Substantive Areas of International Law 109

5 Practice and Procedure of Dispute Settlement in Individual Communication Cases within the Human Rights Committee and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Congruence or Conflict? Sandy Ghandhi 111

6 Trends in Dispute Settlement in the Law of the Sea: Towards the Increasing Availability of Compulsory Means Robin Churchill 143

7 The WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism as a New Technique for Settling Disputes in International Law Surya P Subedi 173

8 Legal Means of Dispute Settlement in the Field of Collective Security: The Quasi-Judicial Powers of the Security Council Nigel D White Matthew Saul 191

9 Non-compliance Procedures and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms under International Environmental Agreements Karen N Scott 225

10 The Antarctic Treaty after 50 Years James Crawford 271

11 Cross-border Family Mediation Kisch Beevers 297

Part 3 The Regional Dimension 319

12 Aspects of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Gino J Naldi 321

13 The EU, the ECHR and the Effective Protection of Human Rights for Individuals Tawhida Ahmed 345

14 The European Court of Justice as a Constitutional Court: Implications for the EU and International Legal Orders Paul James Cardwell 367

Bibliography of JG Merrills' work 389

Index 395

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