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Compliance With International Law  

Jana von Stein

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Nov 2017
If there is no authority higher than the state, why do governments ever abide by the pacts they make with each other? For some, the answer is simple: states only respect agreements that ... More

Criminal Tribunals  

Aaron Fichtelberg

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
One the most dramatic development in international law in the twentieth century is the formation and operation of international criminal tribunals. Unlike conventional international ... More

Developing Countries and International Law  

Shirley V. Scott

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Nov 2017
The most fundamental characteristic of a developing state is that its income, usually calculated as gross national product (GNP) per capita, is relatively low in comparison with that of an ... More

Diplomacy and International Law  

David Clinton

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Within the international society, law and diplomacy have always been complementary and interdependent. However, lawyers and diplomats deal with international issues differently, making ... More

Humanitarian Intervention and International Security  

Taylor B. Seybolt

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Humanitarian intervention is the use of military intervention in a state to achieve socioeconomic objectives, such as keeping people alive and communities functioning by providing basic ... More

Indigenous Rights in International Law  

Cher Weixia Chen

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Dec 2014
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Nov 2017
Indigenous rights have been gaining traction in international law since World War II, as the indigenous peoples, previously classified under the scope of domestic law, have propelled their ... More

Intellectual Property Regulation under International Law  

Marlaine White

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The creation of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement (TRIPs) in the mid-1990s altered the regulation of intellectual property under international law. Prior ... More

Intergovernmental Organizations and International Governance of Migration and Ethnic Politics  

Michael Johns

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
An intergovernmental organization, or international organization (IO), is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as member states), or of other ... More

Internalization of International Law  

Dana Zartner

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The internalization of international law is defined as “the process by which nations incorporate international law concepts into domestic practice." While ratifying an international treaty ... More

International Environmental Law  

Chenaz B. Seelarbokus

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Over the course of the twenty-first century, international environmental cooperation has been spurred through various new international environmental institutions and programs, and a ... More

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