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International Law Frameworks / Edition 1

International Law Frameworks / Edition 1

by David J. Bederman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587780257
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Series: Concepts and Insights Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     V
Sources and Methods of International Law
Nature and History of International Law     1
A Thematic History     1
Dispelling Some Myths     6
General Principles and Customary International Law     13
General Principles     14
Customary International Law     16
Treaties     26
Treaty Nomenclature     26
The Relationship Between Treaties and Custom     29
The Process of Treaty-Making     31
Treaty Application and Interpretation     34
Treaty Amendment, Invalidity and Termination     37
Other Sources and Evidences     42
Equity, Humanity and Other Values     42
U.N. Resolutions, Judicial Decisions and Publicists     44
An Integrated View of Sources and Methods     47
Subjects and Objects of International Law
States: Identity, Recognition and Succession     51
State Identity, Sovereignty and Legitimacy     52
Recognition of States and Governments     56
State Succession     60
International Organizations     63
Individuals in International Law     72
Nationality     72
Duties of Persons Under International Law     76
Rights of Individuals     81
State Responsibility and Diplomatic Protection     84
General Considerations and Problems     84
Substantive Conditions and Procedural Aspects     87
Expropriations and Contract Breaches     94
Human Rights     97
Substantive Aspects of Human Rights Law     97
Enforcement of Human Rights Norms     107
State Territory and Common Areas     115
Territory     115
International Common Spaces     119
Law of the Sea     124
Ocean Resources and Law     124
Maritime Zones     126
Maritime Delimitation     134
International Environmental Law     136
Guiding Principles     136
Approaches to International Environmental Protection     138
International Economic Law     147
International Law and U.S. Law
International Law and Domestic Law     157
Domestic Law in International Law     158
International Law in Domestic Law     159
International Agreements in U.S. Law     167
The Treaty Power     167
Treaties as the Law of the Land     171
Executive Agreements      176
Jurisdiction     179
Analyzing a Jurisdictional Problem     179
Bases of Jurisdiction     184
Extradition and Mutual Assistance     192
Jurisdictional Immunities     196
Foreign Sovereign Immunities     196
The Act of State Doctrine     206
Diplomatic, Consular and Organizational Immunity     210
War and Peace
Counter-Measures     215
Control of Armed Conflict     223
Limiting War Before the U.N. Charter     223
The Law of the U.N. Charter     225
Collective Security, Peacekeeping and Enforcement     233
Laws of War     237
Peaceful Settlement of Disputes     245
Negotiation, Conciliation and Arbitration     245
The World Court     252
The Future of International Adjudication     261
Select Biliography     263
Table of Cases and Arbitrations     273
Table of Treaties and other Documents     279
Index     283

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