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Accountability  

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2017
This chapter examines the issue of accountability in relation to international organizations (IOs). The research questions deserving most intense theoretical and empirical attention are, ... More

Action Against Host States of Terrorist Groups  

Lindsay Moir

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the problems that could arise when a state invokes self-defence to justify action against terrorist groups in another state. It first considers indirect armed attack ... More

Admission and Establishment  

Ignacio Gómez-palacio and Peter Muchlinski

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2012
This article outlines the major legal and policy issues that the development of rights to admission and establishment raise under international law. It begins with an assessment of the ... More

Afghanistan  

Veronica L. Taylor

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter addresses international law in Afghanistan. States where the ‘post-conflict’ period is, in fact, a series of continuing sub-national conflicts, are often coded as ‘failed’ or ... More

Africa  

James Thuo Gathii

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This chapter traces the two major trends in thinking about Africa’s engagement with international law from a historical perspective: ‘contributionists’ who emphasize Africa’s contributions ... More

Africa  

Folarin Shyllon

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Jul 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter describes cultural heritage law and management in Africa. Whether in the field of tangible and intangible heritage or the domain of movable and immovable cultural heritage, ... More

Africa and International Criminal Law  

Christopher Gevers

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Feb 2020
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May 2020
This chapter argues that contemporary accounts of Africa and International Criminal Law (ICL), divergent and acrimonious as may be, generally rely on a foreshortened history of this ... More

Africa north of the sahara and arab countries  

Fatiha Sahli and Abdelmalek El Ouazzani

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This chapter argues that the impact of Islam on the contribution of North Africa in the production of the norms of international law has been but relative. It must be associated with ... More

Air Warfare  

Michael N. Schmitt

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Mar 2014
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Jun 2014
Military air operations remain the domain least regulated by international law. This chapter begins by discussing the history of air operations, including efforts to develop the law of air ... More

Alberico Gentili (1552–1608)  

Merio Scattola

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
This chapter examines Alberico Gentili’s life and teaching; Gentili and the history of international law; and Gentili and the doctrine of war. In Oxford, Alberico Gentili wrote a large ... More

Alternative Dispute Settlement Mechanisms  

Alessandro Chechi

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Jul 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter examines existing ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ (ADR) options—such as negotiation, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration—with a view to assessing their efficacy in ... More

An Appellate System in International Investment Arbitration?  

Asif H. Qureshi

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2012
In an international investment system wherein an external conflict resolution system is shopped for as and when needed, the introduction of an appellate system in International Centre for ... More

Applicable Law  

Ole Spiermann

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2012
This article seeks to analyse the development of the relationship between different systems and rules of law as the applicable law of an investment dispute. It identifies a few aspects of ... More

Appointment of Arbitrators  

Jan Paulsson

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter details the process of the appointment of arbitrators. In modern usage, arbitration is binding, and anything else created by agreement is some form or another of what might ... More

Arbitral Jurisdiction  

Alex Mills

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter examines the concept and source of arbitral jurisdiction. In the context of arbitration, the term ‘jurisdiction’ typically refers to the ‘power’ or ‘authority’ of the arbitral ... More

The Arbitral Legal Order: Evolution and recognition  

Emmanuel Gaillard

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter focuses on the three representations of international arbitration, which attempt to explain which state, or states, provides the relevant source of legitimacy and validity for ... More

Arbitration and Law  

William W. Park

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter discusses the relationship between arbitration and law. Three sets of questions present themselves with respect to the role of law in arbitration. The first relates to ... More

Arbitration and Literature  

François Ost

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter discusses the representation of arbitration in literature. Arbitration seems to receive little attention in literary works, as opposed to justice and the judge, which form the ... More

Arbitration and Offshore Resources in Disputed Maritime Areas  

Tibisay Morgandi

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Sep 2020
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Oct 2020
This chapter studies the role of arbitration for offshore resources in disputed maritime areas. It is an observable fact that disputes over maritime boundaries are mostly caused by ... More

Arbitration and the Olympic Athlete  

Sean Nolon

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Disputes involving Olympic athletes can arise from a wide range of decisions made by a host of entities. A disputed decision may involve the eligibility of an athlete, employment of coaches ... More

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