in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1390 words.
Scott, John William Robertson (1866–1962), journalist, was born on 20 April 1866 at Wigton in Cumberland, the second of eight children (the first died in infancy) of David Young Crozier...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1141 words.
Hamilton, Alexander (26 September 1712–11 May 1756), physician and writer, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of Mary Robertson and William Hamilton, professor of divinity and...
in London Review of International Law
March 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12460 words.
This article relies on thinking of ‘law as … artefact’ to read an anti-war poster from First World War Australia as a contribution to the histories of...
in European Journal of International Law
May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8263 words.
In Vienna, Freud is completing his medical degree just as James Lorimer, in Edinburgh, is polishing his Institutes of the Law of Nations. I suppose the overall claim might be...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3027 words.
In December 1891 Canadian-American physical education teacher James Naismith, of the School for Christian Workers (now Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts, was instructed...
From Watchdog to Workhorse: Explaining the Emergence of the ICC's Burden-sharing Policy as an Example of Creeping Cosmopolitanism
in Chinese Journal of International Law
June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 16305 words.
Though it was initially presumed that the primary role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) would be a residual one of monitoring and ensuring the fulfilment by the State of its...
Hamdan v Rumsfeld, Lower court decision, 344 F Supp 2d 152 (DDC 2004), ILDC 120 (US 2004), 8th November 2004, District Court for the District of Columbia [D.D.C.]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 14206 words.
Whether the Third Geneva Convention applied to members of Al-Qaeda and the Taliban detained in Afghanistan.
Whether a detainee found to have been engaged in terrorism against the...
in The Law of Assignment
March 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Law. 67 pages. 42301 words.
This chapter examines the manner in which choses in action can be assigned when they are not embodied in a negotiable instrument. Assigning a chose in action involves the transfer of that...
Protecting the Right to Housing in the Aftermath of Natural Disaster: Standards in International Human Rights Law
in International Journal of Refugee Law
October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 17849 words.
In 2006, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reported that an average of 211 million people each year were directly affected by the accumulated impact of natural disasters.1...
Igartúa III, Igartúa-de la Rosa v United States, En Banc Rehearing, App No 04-2186, 417 F.3d 145 (1st Cir. 2005), ILDC 936 (US 2005), 3rd August 2005, Court of Appeals (1st Circuit) [1st Cir.]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 29965 words.
Whether the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Inter-American Democratic Charter, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, or customary international law compelled...
Lord Advocate's Reference (No 1 of 2000), Lord Advocate v Zelter (Angela) and ors, Opinion on a point of law, 2001 SCCR 296,  ScotHC 15, Misc 11/00, ILDC 239 (UK 2001), 30th March 2001, High Court of Justiciary [HCJ]
Legal Material. Subjects: Individuals and Non-state Actors; Relationship Between International and Domestic Law; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 23742 words.
Whether a rule of customary international law was a rule of the law of Scotland.
Whether an individual could rely on customary international law as a defence to a domestic criminal...
in International Commercial Arbitration in New York
June 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 60 pages. 32670 words.
This chapter addresses the key issues involved in challenging and enforcing international arbitral awards in New York. First, it looks at the procedural issues that a party must consider...
in The Law of Security and Title-Based Financing
March 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Law. 102 pages. 70333 words.
This chapter analyses the nature of mortgage. It is a non-possessory security whereby the mortgagor transfers ownership to the mortgagee subject to an obligation to retransfer ownership on...