International Law

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OUP Oxford, 2005 - Law - 558 pages
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Professor Cassese is a leading figure in the field, and this new edition takes full advantage of his extensive experience to provide a more personal approach to the subject than is typically found in the standard textbook, acting as good intellectual exercise for the stronger student. This new edition of Cassese's International Law provides a stimulating and authoritative account for all students of international law. It has been fully revised and updated to include all recent developments in the subject, and contains a new chapter on terrorism as well as extensive revision of the section on state responsibility. Providing a comprehensive commentary on international law as a whole, it compares the traditional legal position with the developing and evolving law in a way that is sensitive to political and economic considerations, as well as including detailed yet accessible examinations of state responsibility and international criminal law. Features Fully revised and updated to include all recent developments in international law-- contains a new chapter on Terrorism and extensive revision of the section on State Responsibility Written by a world-leading practitioner and highly-respected academic in the field of international law, providing a more personal approach to the study of international law-- good intellectual exercise for stronger students A comprehensive commentary on international law as a whole, comparing the traditional legal position with the developing and evolving law in a way that is sensitive to political and economic considerations Includes detailed yet accessible examinations of state responsibility and international criminal law. Updated companion web site containing a wealth of material traditionally found in cases and materials books--includes all key documents, cases, materials, principal agreements, and treaties needed by students as well as useful web links to related web sites
 

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Contents

Principal abbreviations
xvii
Table of cases
xxi
Table of statutes of international tribunals
xxxvii
Table of national legislation
xxxviii
Table of treaties and conventions
xli
Table of other international instruments
l
ORIGINS AND FOUNDATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
1
SUBJECTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
69
CREATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL LEGAL STANDARDS
151
BREACHES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES
239
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
315
Index
529
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The Late Antonio Cassese is the former Professor of International Law at the University of Florence; former President of the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture; former Judge and President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; Chairman of the UN International Commission of Enquiry into Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Darfur; and member of the Institut de Droit International.

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