Author: Martin Dixon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199574456

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 393

View: 1187

Offers a concise and focused introduction to international law, with coverage of all the core topics, from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights.
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Author: Martin Dixon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208180

Category: Law

Page: 372

View: 7185

The 'Textbook on International Law' provides a concise and accessible exposition of the key areas of international law for the student. This edition has been updated to include new material on the use of force, the International Criminal Court, and terrorism.
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Author: Martin Dixon,Professor Robert McCorquodale,Robert McCorquodale,Sarah Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019872764X

Category:

Page: 832

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Cases & Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study, offering broad coverage on public international law and placing disputes directly within the context of contemporary debate. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to fully understand and analyse the international legal system, drawing on a truly global range of jurisdictions and sources. Expert author commentary and notes place selected extracts within the wider legal framework and explain the complexities of the principles of law to students. The sixth edition includes expanded discussion of developing areas, including UN resolutions on climate change and international environmental law, new material from the International Law Commission, and coverage of major events, such as the annexation of Crimea, the legal context for Scottish independence and the UK's exit from the European Union, and the United Nations Security Council's Resolution on Malaysia Airlines MH17.
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Author: Ian Brownlie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199217700

Category: Law

Page: 784

View: 7062

Principles of Public International Law has been shaping the study and application of international law for over 40 years. Written by a world-renowned expert, this book was the first to bring human rights into the mainstream of international law. This seventh edition, fully updated since 2003, continues to provide the balance, clarity and expertise expected by Brownlie readers. The depth of knowledge displayed by the author, along with the detailed referencing and logical structure, make this title an indispensable resource for students, scholars and practitioners working in or studying international law. Ian Brownlie, CBE, QC, is a Barrister in practice at Blackstone's Chambers in London and Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He was re-elected to the International Law Commission for a third five-year term in 2006 on the nomination of the Governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and India, and was elected Chairman in 2007.
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Author: Rhona K. M. Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198746210

Category: Law

Page: 456

View: 8160

Textbook on International Human Rights provides a concise introduction for students new to the subject. Clearly written and broad in scope, this popular text gives a concise introduction to international human rights, including regional systems of protection and the key substantive rights. The author skilfully guides students through the complexities of the subject, making it accessible to those withlittle or no prior legal knowledge. Key cases and areas of debate are highlighted throughout, and a wealth of references to cases and further readings provided at the end of each chapter. Online Resource CentreThis book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains links to the full cases referenced at the end of each chapter as well as a list of annotated web links to aid further study.
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An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations

Author: James Leslie Brierly,Andrew Clapham

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199657939

Category: Law

Page: 518

View: 4875

Work first published in 1928 under the title: Law of nations.
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Author: Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131793640X

Category: Law

Page: 922

View: 776

The 5th edition of Public International Law continues the book’s accessible, student-friendly tradition with a writing style that is both conversational and easy to read. Features designed to support learning include highlighted key cases, introductory chapter overviews, and end-of-chapter aides-mémoire and recommended further reading. Public International Law is unique in that it is both a textbook and a casebook. The facts of each case and the details of the court or tribunal’s decision are succinctly set out, followed by detailed commentary from the author, and, where appropriate, a brief explanation of subsequent events. The book covers all the major areas of public international law, and takes account of new developments relating to the codification of international law by the International Law Commission, State practice, and decisions of international courts and tribunals, in particular those of the International Court of Justice. Features new to this edition: A new dedicated chapter on the law of the sea Diagrammatic aides-mémoire at the end of each chapter Expanded coverage of the US approach to international law via its courts and executive. This book is an ideal learning tool for students of law or political science and provides a clear and straight-forward overview for anyone with an interest in the subject. Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland is Professor of International and EU Law at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. She is also author of the Routledge textbook, EU Law.
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Author: Malcolm N. Shaw

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521728140

Category: Law

Page: 1708

View: 8127

Malcolm Shaw's engaging and authoritative International Law has become the definitive textbook for instructors and students alike, in this increasingly popular field of academic study. The hallmark writing style provides a stimulating account, motivating students to explore the subject more fully, while maintaining detail and academic rigour. The analysis integrated in the textbook challenges students to develop critical thinking skills. The sixth edition is comprehensively updated throughout and is carefully constructed to reflect current teaching trends and course coverage. The International Court of Justice is now examined in a separate dedicated chapter and there is a new chapter on international criminal law. The detailed references and reliable, consistent commentary which distinguished previous editions remain, making this essential reading for all students of international law whether they be at undergraduate level, postgraduate level or professional lawyers.
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Author: Anthony Aust

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139485784

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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To the new student of international law, the subject can appear extremely complex: a system of laws created by states, international courts and tribunals operating at the national and global level. A clear guide to the subject is essential to ensure understanding. This handbook provides exactly that: written by an expert who both teaches and practises in the field, it focuses on what the law is; how it is created; and how it is applied to solve day-to-day problems. It offers a practical approach to the subject, giving it relevance and immediacy. The new edition retains a concise, user-friendly format allowing central principles such as jurisdiction and the law of treaties to be understood. In addition, it explores more specialised topics such as human rights, terrorism and the environment. This handbook is the ideal introduction for students new to international law.
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Selected Documents 2009-2010

Author: Barry E. Carter

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735579316

Category: Law

Page: 1060

View: 4725

An up-to-date collection of important source materials, International Law: Selected Documents works as well with the author's own casebook, International Law, Fifth Edition, (with co-authors Phillip R. Trimble and Allen S. Weiner), as with any other primary text for this course. In one convenient place, the 2009-2010 Edition features: President Obama's 2009 Executive Orders on Interrogation and Guantanamo Significant documents that pertain to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq The latest U.N. documents regarding Sudan, Iran, and North Korea Relevant U.S. laws, including the 2008 amendments to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Major treaties and conventions, including highlights of the European Union's Lisbon Treaty The latest lists of parties to agreements Important U.N. resolutions Informative Web sites
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Author: Mark Weston Janis

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145487712X

Category: Law

Page: 432

View: 5518

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations.
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Author: Mary Ellen O'Connell,Richard Scott,Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781599411835

Category: Law

Page: 1224

View: 526

In this thorough revision and update of a classic international law casebook, you will find a comprehensive introduction to the international law of today. The authors have written a highly teachable text that ensures students learn the foundations as well as the latest developments in international law--from the law of piracy to the law of cyberspace. The authors are noted specialists with years of experience in both the practice and teaching of international law. They believe this book will uniquely prepare students for the global practice of law.
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Author: Malcolm Evans

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198802749

Category: International law

Page: 592

View: 4074

Blackstone's Statutes have an unrivalled tradition of trust and quality, and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority. Content is extensively reviewed to ensure a close map to courses. Blackstone's Statutes lead the market: consistently recommended by lecturers and relied on by students for exam and course use. Each title is: * Trusted: ideal for exam use * Practical: clear indexing aids navigation* Reliable: current, comprehensive coverage * Relevant: content reviewed to match your course Visit www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/statutes/ for accompanying online resources, including video guides to reading and interpreting statutes, web links, exam tips, and an interactive sample Act of Parliament.
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selected documents

Author: Barry E. Carter,Phillip R. Trimble,Curtis A. Bradley

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735527089

Category: Law

Page: 1011

View: 1133

This up-to-date compilation exposes your students To The key documents in international law. In one convenient source, you will find a variety of: important international law-related documents arising from September 11 a wide variety of treaties and conventions U.N. resolutions the latest lists of parties to agreements U.S. laws relevant websites
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Author: Jeffrey F. Beatty,Susan S. Samuelson,Patricia Sanchez Abril

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337670367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1376

View: 4254

Discover the business law book you’ll actually enjoy reading. Time after time, readers like you have commented that this is the most interesting introduction to law they’ve ever read. BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, STANDARD EDITION, 8E is packed with current examples and real scenarios that bring law to life for today’s business learner or professional. Extremely reader-friendly, this engaging presentation uses conversational writing to explain complex topics in easy-to-understand language. Memorable real-world stories help the authors illustrate how legal concepts apply to everyday business practice. This edition emphasizes the digital landscape with new information on privacy and intellectual property. An updated ethics chapter offers a practical approach, using the latest research to explain why people make unethical decisions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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