in The Human Dimension of International Law
June 2008; published online March 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: public international law. 6737 words.
This chapter begins with an overview of the study, The Baby Killer published by British charity, War on Want, which examined the pernicious effects produced in the Third World by the promotion and...
A ‘Public Emergency Threatening the Life of the Nation’? The United Kingdom's Derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights of 18 December 2001 and the ‘A’ Case
in British Yearbook of International Law
January 2006; published online January 2006.
Journal Article. Subjects: public international law. 0 words.
in Themes and Theories
August 2009; published online March 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: public international law. 5689 words.
‘Under’ law suggests a judicial system, hierarchies, and enforcement. Realism suggests we are very far from that sort of world. When the notion of justice is decoupled from the legal process, then,...
‘A Million Mutinies Now’: Why Claims of Cultural Uniqueness Cannot be Used to Justify Violations of Basic Human Rights
in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law
September 2009; published online February 2010.
Chapter. Subjects: public international law. 10458 words.
This chapter discusses issues of cultural relativism and vulnerability raised by the Pitcairn situation. It has been argued by some commentators that the Pitcairn prosecutions unjustifiably imposed a...
‘A New Legal Order of International Law’: On the Relationship between Public International Law and European Union Law after Kadi
in From Bilateralism to Community Interest
March 2011; published online May 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: public international law. 10647 words.
This chapter seeks to clarify the relationship between international law and the EU legal order — a question that is often reduced to whether World Trade Organization law has or should have direct...