International Law

e-books in International Law category

Environmental Democracy at the Global LevelEnvironmental Democracy at the Global Level
by Giulia Parola - De Gruyter Open Ltd , 2013
This book is a manifesto that is both traditional and revolutionary at the same time. It calls for the construction of a new civilisation centred on the environment, while drawing on the traditional notions of democratic government.
The Hidden Histories of War Crimes TrialsThe Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials
by Kevin Jon Heller, Gerry Simpson - Oxford University Press , 2013
This book provides a resource for a more comprehensive overview, uncovering some of the lesser-known war crimes trials that have taken place in a variety of contexts: international and domestic, northern and southern, historic and contemporary.

Introducing a European Legal OrderIntroducing a European Legal Order
by Gordon Slynn - Sweet & Maxwell , 1992
The author draws on his experience to provide an examination of the central role played by the European Court in bringing the European Single Market into being. The text discusses how the Single Market affects people and adapts to change.
The ABC of European Union LawThe ABC of European Union Law
by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt - Publications Office of the European Union , 2010
The book examines the roots of the European project and its development as a legal order, and is a definitive reference work on the subject. The author offers insight into how the EU is built, its broad principles and the legal order underpinning it.
The National Interest and the Law of the SeaThe National Interest and the Law of the Sea
by Scott G. Borgerson - Council on Foreign Relations Press , 2009
This report offers a fresh appraisal of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and pitfalls in light of the current geopolitical seascape and examines whether it is in U.S. strategic interests to now officially join the convention.
Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the ConstitutionTerrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution
by John Yoo - Hoover Institution Press , 2005
This volume examines three enemy combatant cases that represent the U.S. efforts to devise legal rules, consistent with constitutional principles, for waging the global war on terror. The contributors analyze the crucial questions these cases raise.
Lawyers in Society: An OverviewLawyers in Society: An Overview
by R. L. Abel, P. S. C. Lewis - University of California Press , 1996
A concise comparative introduction to the practice of law in a number of countries: England, Germany, Japan, Venezuela, and Belgium. These essays guide readers through the differing worlds of civil and common law, and law in Europe and Asia.
Nuremberg: The Last BattleNuremberg: The Last Battle
by David Irving - Focal Point Publications , 1996
This book is an intimate look at the origins and conduct of the first post-war trial of major war criminals held at Nuremberg from 1945 to 1946. It has as its nucleus a series of articles which the author wrote in the late 1960s.
Fresh Perspectives on the 'War on Terror'Fresh Perspectives on the 'War on Terror'
by Miriam Gani, Penelope Mathew - ANU E Press , 2008
This book engages critically with the metaphor of war in the context of terrorism. The authors write about terrorism from the perspective of international law, public and constitutional law, criminal law and criminology, and legal theory.
Immigration Policy and the Terrorist Threat in Canada and United StatesImmigration Policy and the Terrorist Threat in Canada and United States
by James Bissett, at al. - The Fraser Institute , 2008
The authors identify serious weaknesses in the immigration, asylum, and border regimes from Canadian and American perspectives. The entry of a number of potentially dangerous individuals should warrant major attention and policy review.