International Law: Norms, Actors, Process

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, May 15, 2015 - Law - 960 pages
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Written by some of the leading International Law scholars in the nation, this casebook employs a unique problem-based approach to examining international issues. Using real life teaching problems, the text explores the processes of international lawmaking with an interdisciplinary approach that goes beyond mere doctrinal explanation. The Fourth Edition includes new court decisions and expanded coverage of international crises. With comprehensive and well-balanced coverage, this casebook provides a captivating context in which students can define and understand contemporary international law.
 

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Contents

Preface
Chapter 7
Authors Note
The Rainbow Warrior Affair
B Conceptual Challenges
Chapter 2
Background on Treaty
Treaty Withdrawal Breach and Termination
U S Treatment of Prisoners at Abu Ghraib
Defenses to War Crimes?
Chile After
The Challenge
Regulating
Toward Codification
Competing
Chapter 11

F Treaties and Sovereignty
A The Problem
Foreign Direct Investment
Participants in the International Legal Process
The Yugoslavia Precedents on Secession
E Other Practice on the Legality of Secession
New Governments
The Haiti Episode
The United
Chapter 4
Worker Safety
International Law and Domestic
A Jilted Lover Chemical
Guidance from the Supreme Court?
Agreements?
Consular Notification and
Opening and Closing the Courthouse Door to International
International Law in the Domestic Arena
The EU Directive
The Arrest of Slavko
Suing Argentina in U S Courts
Sovereign Immunities
Attachment and Execution
The Protection of Human Dignity
International Human Rights
The Supreme Court
Religious
International Humanitarian
The Qana Incident
The Problem
Individual Accountability for Violations of Human
Convention
Procedural Norms
Guidance from the World Court?
E An Institutional Approach
Montreal
Promoting Compliance with the Ozone Treaties
E Note on the Precautionary Principle
Combating Climate Change
Chapter 12
Dispute
Antigua Challenges a U S
Economic Turmoil
Fair and Equitable Treatment
Challenges to International
Does International Law Constrain Aggression? The 1991
The UN Ultimatum
The War and Its Aftermath
E Operation Iraqi Freedom and Its Aftermath
Civil War in Syria
Applying the Law on Intervention to Syria
CounterIntervention
Stopping Repression in Kosovo The Problem
Scholarly Reactions to Kosovo
Chapter 14
The Use of Force
Contrasting Approaches to Judicial Review of Security
Should Courts Review Security Council Decisions?
The U S Military Response
Rhetorical?
Relevant or Rhetorical?
The AIDS
Table of Authorities
Index

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