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The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Philip Alston and Sarah Knuckey (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Fact-finding is at the heart of human rights advocacy, and is often at the center of international disputes about alleged government abuses. Recently, there has been a huge increase in the number and ... More

Transnational LegalityStateless Law and International Arbitration

Transnational Legality: Stateless Law and International Arbitration

Thomas Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199641956
eISBN:
9780191747793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641956.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

What should we call law when it is not the law of one or several states? Does it actually matter what we call law? How can we take into account the consequences of calling something law when we shape ... More

Transplanting International CourtsThe Law and Politics of the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Transplanting International Courts: The Law and Politics of the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Karen J. Alter and Laurence R. Helfer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199680788
eISBN:
9780191760723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680788.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The Andean Pact was founded in 1969 to build a common market in South America. Andean leaders copied the institutional and treaty design of the European Community, and in the 1970s, member states ... More

The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

Emily Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578962
eISBN:
9780191722608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Currently, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) also known as the law of armed conflict, makes the distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts. International armed ... More

The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The first edition of this book was one of the earliest to establish that the newly developing international law of human rights could be set down as any other branch of international law. It also ... More

Treaty Interpretation by the WTO Appellate Body

Treaty Interpretation by the WTO Appellate Body

Isabelle Van Damme

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562237
eISBN:
9780191705588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The WTO dispute settlement system is unusually strong but not necessarily unique. How the Appellate Body reads the WTO covered agreements is not a matter of WTO law, it is a technique of general ... More

Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Jorun Baumgartner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

What is ‘treaty shopping’ and how may ‘legitimate nationality planning’ be distinguished from ‘treaty abuse’ in international investment law? Should a claimant that is controlled by a host State ... More

Tribal ConstitutionalismStates, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Kirsty Gover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In settler societies, tribal self-governance creates a legal distinction between indigeneity (defined by settler governments) and tribal membership (defined by tribes). Many legally indigenous ... More

The Twilight of Constitutionalism?

The Twilight of Constitutionalism?

Petra Dobner and Martin Loughlin (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585007
eISBN:
9780191723469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585007.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The concepts and values that underpin traditional constitutionalism are increasingly being challenged by political realities that place substantial power beyond the state. Among the few certainties ... More

U.S. Military OperationsLaw, Policy, and Practice

U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice

Geoffrey S. Corn, Rachel E. VanLandingham, and Shane R. Reeves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199328574
eISBN:
9780199363193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyzes how the law applies, and is applied, during military operations on and off the battlefield. The book focuses on how the law is operationalized, or actually implemented, in a wide ... More

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