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Call # KZ3410 .M873 2006
Author Murphy, Sean D
Title Principles of international law / by Sean D. Murphy
Imprint St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson/West, c2006
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Descript. xxiii, 506 p. ; 24 cm
Series Concise hornbook series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International law
Contents pt. I. Systemic elements of international law -- 1. Foundations of international law -- A. Structures of international law -- Basic horizontal structure : interaction of states -- Vertical structure : international organizations -- Vertical structure : interface with national law -- Vertical/horizontal structure : interaction of persons -- B. Theories of international law -- International natural law -- International positivism -- International realism -- New stream -- International law/international relations -- C. History of international law -- Ancient times -- Middle Ages in Europe -- The rise of nation-states -- The rise of positivism -- Post-World War II trends -- International law in American history -- Further reading -- 2. Actors of international law -- A. States -- Recognition of states -- Modern trends in recognition of states -- Recognition of governments -- Modern trends in recognition of governments -- Recognition in U.S. practice -- Rules on state succession -- B. International organizations -- Formation -- Legal personality -- Legal responsibility -- Structure and powers -- Privileges and immunities -- Examples of international organizations -- C. Non-governmental organizations -- D. Natural persons and groups -- E. Legal persons (corporations) -- Further reading -- 3. International law creation -- A. Treaties -- Introduction -- What is a treaty? -- Making treaties -- Reserving to treaties -- Operation of treaties -- Withdrawal, termination or suspension -- B. Customary international law -- Introduction -- Uniform and consistent state practice -- Opinio juris -- Persistent objector rule -- Concept of jus cogens -- Relationship of treaties and custom -- Criticisms of customary international law -- C. General principles of law -- D. Subsidiary sources : courts and scholars -- E. Law-making by international organizations -- Introduction -- An emergent world legislature? : the U.N. Security Council -- Transnational public regulation : the ICAO -- F. Non-legally binding norms ("soft law") -- Vague or general treaty provisions -- Declarations or political pacts by states -- Recommendatory resolutions of international organizations -- Codes of behavior for states or non-state actors -- Further reading
4. International law interpretation and dispute resolution -- A. Negotiation, notification, and consultation -- Negotiation -- Duty to notify -- Duty to consult -- B. Mediation and conciliation -- Mediation -- Conciliation -- C. Arbitration -- Commencing an arbitration -- How arbitration works -- Selected arbitral institutions -- D. World court -- Permanent Court of International Justice -- International Court of Justice -- E.U.S. relationship with the World Court -- Jurisdiction pursuant to treaties -- Jurisdiction under the "optional clause" -- Some recent cases -- Overall U.S. track record -- F. Other international courts -- European Court of Justice -- European Court of Human Rights -- Inter-American Court of Human Rights -- International Criminal Courts -- International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea -- G. National courts -- Introduction -- Example : U.S. Supreme Court and international law -- Limits on national court jurisdiction -- Further reading -- 5. International law compliance and enforcement -- A. Compliance -- Effect of initial commitment -- Effect of reputational consequences -- Fear of reciprocity -- Effect of "compliance pull" of the norm -- Techniques for identifying non-compliance -- Capacity-building -- Compliance due to national processes -- B. Non-forcible and forcible coercion of states -- Diplomatic sanctions -- Economic sanctions -- Military enforcement -- C. Non-forcible and forcible coercion of persons -- Economic sanctions -- Civil and criminal actions to enforce an international norm -- Civil actions to enforce a private transaction -- Further reading -- 6. Rules on state responsibility -- A. The general principle of responsibility -- B. Attribution of conduct to a state -- C. Concept of breach -- D. Duties of a breaching state -- Restitution -- Compensation -- Satisfaction -- Interest -- E. Rights of an injured state -- Invocation of breaching state's responsibility -- Countermeasures -- Further reading
pt. II. Inter-relationship of international law and national law -- 7. Foreign relations law of the United States -- A. Separation of powers -- Congressional power -- Executive power -- Judicial power -- B. Federal-state relations -- Reasons for federal dominance -- Bases for striking down state laws -- C. International law as a part of U.S. law -- Treaties in U.S. law -- Statutes and regulations implementing treaties -- Customary international law in U.S. law -- Example : Alien Tort Statute -- Judicial use of international/foreign law -- Further reading -- 8. National jurisdiction to prescribe, adjudicate, and enforce -- A. Presumptions under U.S. law -- B. Permissible bases of jurisdiction under international law -- General approach -- Territoriality principle -- Nationality principle -- Passive personality principle -- Protective principle -- Universality principle -- Combinations of jurisdictional principles -- Discretion to exercise permissible jurisdiction -- Reasonableness of exercising jurisdiction -- Concurrent jurisdiction -- C. Jurisdiction to prescribe, adjudicate, and enforce -- Jurisdiction to prescribe -- Jurisdiction to adjudicate -- Jurisdiction to enforce -- Further reading -- 9. Immunity from national jurisdiction -- A. Diplomatic and consular immunity -- Purpose of the immunity -- Diplomatic immunity -- Consular immunity -- International civil servant immunity -- U.S. statutory law -- B. Head-of-state immunity -- C. State immunity -- U.N. convention on state immunity -- Historical development in the United States -- Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) generally -- FSIA agencies and instrumentalities -- FSIA general grant of immunity -- Waiver exception -- Commercial activity exception -- Expropriation exception -- Tort exception -- Arbitration exception -- Terrorist state exception -- Counterclaims exception -- Extent of liability -- Attachment and execution -- D. Act of state doctrine -- Act of state doctrine generally -- Sabbatino case -- Exceptions to the doctrine -- Further reading
pt. III. Specialized areas of international law -- 10. Human rights -- A. Introduction -- B. State responsibility for injury to aliens -- C. Global human rights instruments -- U.N. Charter and human rights -- Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- Human Rights Covenants (ICCPR and ICESC) -- Other key human rights treaties -- U.S. Adherence to human rights treaties -- D. Global human rights institutions -- Human rights committees -- U.N. Human Rights Commission -- U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights -- U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees -- E. Regional human rights instruments/institutions -- Europe -- Americas -- Africa -- F. Immigration and refugees -- Further reading -- 11. Law of the sea -- A. Introduction -- B. Major maritime zones -- Baselines and internal waters -- Territorial sea -- Contiguous zone -- Continental shelf -- High seas -- Deep sea-bed area -- Straits and archipelagos -- Delimitation of maritime boundaries -- Hot pursuit across maritime zones -- C. Regulation of certain uses of the sea -- Maritime pollution -- Fishing -- Protection of whales -- Recovery of underwater artifacts -- D. Dispute settlement -- E. Should the United States ratify the LOSC? -- Further reading -- 12. International environmental law -- A. Structural overview -- Historical background -- Recent developments -- International and non-governmental organizations -- Key principles -- Techniques of legal regulation -- Techniques for imposing liability -- B. Regulation in important sectors -- Ozone depletion -- Global climate change -- Biological diversity -- C. Cross-sectoral issues -- Trade and environment -- Extraterritorial application of environmental law -- Further reading
13. International criminal law -- A. Introduction -- B. General transnational cooperation -- Mutual legal assistance (evidence gathering) -- Extradition -- C. Transnational cooperation concerning important sectors -- Terrorism -- Narcotics -- Corruption -- Organized crime -- Cybercrime -- D. International crimes -- General elements of international crimes -- Crime of aggression -- War crimes -- Crimes against humanity -- Genocide -- E. International criminal tribunals -- Ad Hoc U.N. tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda -- Permanent international criminal court -- F. Hybrid courts -- Cambodia extraordinary chambers -- East Timor special panels -- Iraqi Special Tribunal -- Kosovar special panels -- Sierra Leone special court -- Further reading -- 14. Use of armed force -- A. Jus ad bellum -- General prohibition on the use of force -- Inherent right of self-defense -- Peace enforcement by the Security Council -- Peace enforcement by regional organizations -- Mixed bases for the use of force -- U.N. peacekeeping -- Example : 2003 intervention in Iraq -- B. Jus in bello -- Restrictions on methods of warfare -- Protections for victims of warfare -- Example : 2003 intervention in Iraq -- C. Arms control -- Background -- Conventional weapons -- Chemical and biological weapons -- Nuclear weapons -- Further reading -- 15. International legal research -- A. Treatises and other scholarly material -- B. International agreements -- International agreements generally -- International agreements of the United States -- International agreements on electronic databases -- C. State practice -- Contemporary practice of governments -- Practice of the United States -- D. International organization practice -- Practice of international organizations generally -- Practice of the United Nations -- International Law Commission -- E. Judicial and arbitral decisions -- F. Internet research -- G. Further reference works
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