This survey draws upon the statements and actions of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the U.S. government. Topics include diplomatic and consular relations, jurisdiction and immunities, state responsibility and liability, international organizations, international economic law and human rights. Containing extracts from hard-to-find documents, generous citations to relevant sources, tables of cases and treaties, and a detailed index, this essential tool for researchers and practitioners is the first in a series of similar volumes.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||United States Practices in International Law Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Sean D. Murphy is Associate Professor of Law at the George Washington University.
Table of Contents
Preface Thomas Buergenthal; Acknowledgements; Table of periodical abbreviations; Table of cases; Table of US statutes; Table of treaties; 1. General international and US foreign relations law; 2. State diplomatic and consular relations; 3. State jurisdiction and immunities; 4. State responsibility and liability; 5. International organizations; 6. International law and nonstate actors; 7. International oceans, environment, health, and aviation law; 8. International economic law; 9. International human rights; 10. International criminal law; 11. Use of force and arms control; 12. Settlement of disputes; 13. Private international law; Annex; Index.