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Realizing Utopia

Edited by The Late Antonio Cassese.

March 2012; published online September 2012.

Book. 728 pages.

This book is a collection by a group of innovative international jurists. Its contributors reflect on some of the major legal problems facing the international community and analyse the...

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Rwanda's Gacaca Courts

Paul Christoph Bornkamm.

January 2012; published online May 2012.

Book. 272 pages.

Rwanda's Gacaca courts provide an innovative response to the genocide of 1994. Incorporating elements of both African dispute resolution and of Western-style criminal courts, Gacaca courts...

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The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Edited by Jonas Christoffersen and Mikael Rask Madsen.

June 2011; published online September 2011.

Book. 256 pages.

This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the rise and subsequent development of one of the most striking supranational judicial institutions ever created. The book brings...

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The International Minimum Standard and Fair and Equitable Treatment

Martins Paparinskis.

January 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 320 pages.

Investment protection treaties generally provide for the obligation to treat investments fairly and equitably, even if the wording of the rule and its relationship with the customary...

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International Law and Domestic Legal Systems

Edited by Dinah Shelton.

September 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 752 pages.

Different countries incorporate and interpret international law in different ways. This book provides a systematic analysis of the domestic constitutional regime of over two dozen...

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Formalism and the Sources of International Law

Jean d'Aspremont.

September 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 288 pages.

This book revisits the theory of the sources of international law from the perspective of formalism. It critically analyzes the virtues of formalism, construed as a theory of law...

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Aboriginal Title

P.G. McHugh.

August 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 376 pages.

Aboriginal title was one of the most remarkable and controversial legal developments in the common law world of the late-twentieth century. The common law doctrine gave sudden substance to...

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Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law

Marc Weller.

September 2010; published online May 2011.

Book. 312 pages.

The prohibition of the use of force is one of the most crucial elements of the international legal order. Our understanding of that rule was both advanced and challenged during the period...

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Disobeying the Security Council

Antonios Tzanakopoulos.

January 2011; published online May 2011.

Book. 288 pages.

This book examines how the United Nations Security Council, in exercising its power to impose binding non-forcible measures (‘sanctions’) under Article 41 of the UN Charter, may violate...

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The Right to Have Rights

Alison Kesby.

January 2012; published online May 2012.

Book. 192 pages.

Writing in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the political theorist Hannah Arendt argued that the plight of stateless people in the inter-war period pointed to the existence...

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