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Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law: Series Number 130: Justification and Excuse in International Law: Concept and Theory of General Defences
The defences available to a state under the law of state responsibility can be considered either as justifications which render acts lawful or excuses excluding the responsibility of the state for wrongful conduct. This book is the first to comprehensively examine the distinction, informed by state practice and theoretical considerations.
This book assembles the world's most authoritative specialists for a comparative analysis of the enforcement of corporate and securities laws in thirteen national jurisdictions. It examines the enforcement of corporate and securities laws across the globe and across different legal and political systems from an in-depth comparative perspective.
By Ian Hurd
The third edition of Ian Hurd's lively introduction to international organizations has been revised and updated throughout. The only textbook to give a deep look at the law and politics of contemporary international organizations, it is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate courses in international relations and global governance.
By Conor Foley
This book explores the relationship between the development of UN peacekeeping and the protection of civilians under international law. While the UN acknowledges the relevance of international humanitarian law to its missions, this book argues that international human rights law regulations usually provide more appropriate guidance.
This book explores how global institutions have increasingly deprived individuals of the means to protect their interests, and the role of the courts in mitigating the effects of globalization. It will appeal to scholars of international law and international politics, as well as public lawyers, political scientists, and those interested...
This is the third volume of a projected five-volume series charting the causes of war from 3000 BCE to the present day, written by a leading international lawyer, and using as its principal materials the documentary history of international law, largely in the form of treaties and the negotiations which...
The purpose of this book is to consider the legality of the changing practice of the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC. It provides extensive legal analysis of the ICRC as an organisation, legal person, and humanitarian actor. It draws on the law of organisations, International Humanitarian Law, International...
This book analyses human rights in post-national contexts and demonstrates, through the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, that the Margin of Appreciation doctrine is an essential part of human rights adjudication. Current approaches have tended to stress the instrumental value of the Margin of Appreciation, or...
This book provides law scholars and students with a critical review of international speech crimes and will also appeal to social scientists studying hate speech and incitement. The book integrates social science and legal perspectives, advocating a preventative approach and proposing a new risk assessment model for inciting speech acts.
This book discusses the political economy and legal origins of financial nationalism and explains why regulation is necessary to contain systemic risk. The author also examines the critical role of international law in maintaining global financial stability, making this essential reading for scholars and practitioners in international law and finance.