International Law: Volume 1, The General Works: Being the Collected Papers of Hersch Lauterpacht

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 2, 1970 - Law - 562 pages
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These papers are concerned with the theory, history, sources, relationships of international law with municipal law, subjects of international law, recognition, succession, jurisdiction, territory, state responsibility, the individual, treaties, international organisations, settlement of disputes and the law of war and neutrality. This first or general volume includes the English text of a general course of lectures on international law which Hersch Lauterpacht delivered at the Hague Academy of International Law in 1937 and the chapters on the general part of international law which he prepared for the new edition of Oppenheim's International Law on which he was working at the time of his death.
 

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Contents

THE DEFINITION AND NATURE
9
THE SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
51
The Particular Sources of International Law
58
The Hierarchy and the Completeness of the Sources
86
The ultimate source of international law 28 The prob
94
International Law before National Courts and Agencies
153
law 57 The rule of presumptive conformity with inter
162
64 The principle of adoption in the law of the United
169
The Subjects of International Law and the Creation
304
55 The function of recognition in international law 56
311
58 Governmental pronouncements 59 The existence
321
the exercise of sovereignty Leases and grants in perpetuity
372
The prohibition of abuse of rights 102 State sovereignty
386
ment of fault 108 Absolute liability 109 Limitations
403
1n Revision of the status quo as a general problem of
419
INTRODUCTION
449

States 65 Customary adoption of the principle of incor
175
PREFACE
189
INTERNATIONAL LAW
216
law 15 The bearing of the English doctrine 16 Conti?
222
Law of Nations 20 Possibilities of development in
228
THE SUBJECTS OF THE LAW OF NATIONS
277
B Individuals as Subjects of International Rights
285
The Fundamental Rights of the Individual
295
A SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
469
States in International Law
475
Jurisdiction of States
481
The Individual in International Law
498
The Law of Treaties
507
The Law of Arbitral Procedure
514
Index
531
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