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The International Criminal Court: a American view

R Wedgwood.

in European Journal of International Law

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The international community has been chastened by the recent record of brutal civil wars. Violation of humanitarian standards has become a tactic of war. The attempt to strengthen...

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WTO Deference to National Health Policy: Toward an Interpretive Principle

M. Gregg Bloche.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

Critics of the WTO often cast it as an obstacle to human health, particularly in the poorest nations. Not only does this portrayal overlook potential synergies between trade and health; it...

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Precluding wrongfulness or responsibility: a plea for excuses

V Lowe.

in European Journal of International Law

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The International Law Commission's Draft Articles on State Responsibility propose to characterize wrongful conduct in respect of which there exist exculpatory circumstances as 'not...

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Court’s role in deciding the arbitrator’s jurisdiction: is Kompetenz-Kompetenz exclusive?

Mohammad A. Almomani and Ibrahim M. Obeidat.

in Uniform Law Review

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 4248 words.

The arbitrator has the competence to rule on his competence. This is called the Kompetenz-Kompetenz principle, and it is recognized worldwide. As to giving the court competence to decide...

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Affirmative Exclusion? Sex, Gender, Persecution and the Reformed Swedish Aliens Act

Kristina Folkelius and Gregor Noll.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 1998; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The revised version of the Swedish Aliens Act contains a specific category providing protection for persons who fear persecution on account of their sex. Benefits afforded under this...

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Bayard Rustin (1910–87)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

The difference between expediency and morality in politics is the difference between selling out a principle and making small concessions

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Part II Substantive Issues, Ch.8 Standards of Treatment

Todd J Grierson-Weiler and Ian A Laird.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law

June 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 46 pages. 23071 words.

This chapter argues that as a matter of doctrine, it is becoming increasingly difficult to discern any difference between the ways in which non-discrimination and minimum standard...

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Developing a Jurisprudence of Difference: The Protection of the Human Rights of Travelling Peoples by the European Court of Human Rights

Ralph Sandland.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 20954 words.

This article reviews the development of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) relating to the rights of Travelling Peoples. In its early case law on this...

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principle of common but differentiated responsibility

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The principle of ‘common but differentiated responsibility’ is an important principle of international environmental law. The principle recognizes historical differences in the...

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dialogism

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 278 words.

A principle or condition of interconnecting performative differences underpinning all forms of communication according to Mikhail *Bakhtin. We

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Part I Commentary on the ICDR International Rules, 5 Article 5—Mediation

Martin F Gusy and James M Hosking.

in A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 6 pages. 2868 words.

This chapter explores Article 5 on mediation of the 2014 ICDR Rules. Mediation is a very effective alternative dispute-resolution process, in which the mediator assists the parties to...

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Non-retroactivity of Criminal Law

Valentina Spiga.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 9761 words.

In a recent judgment, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States held that Senegal cannot use its domestic courts to try Hissène Habré for allegedly committing,...

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WTO for Trade and Development Post-Doha

Seung Wha Chang.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 7057 words.

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The WTO Members’ negotiations under the Doha mandate on special and differential treatment (‘SDT’) and development issues have made little progress....

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 The Second Principle of Justice

Thomas Pogge.

in John Rawls

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11321 words.

This chapter discusses the second principle of justice, which is made up of the opportunity principle and the difference principle. The difference principle and how it is meant to operate...

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A New Architecture for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Jack I. Garvey.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2007; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8894 words.

The new architecture for the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons proposed here is a mandatory regime under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, building upon the current consensual...

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null hypothesis

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 34 words.

The principle underlying significance tests, which proposes that any differences observed between two samples, or sub-sections of one sample, are

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null hypothesis

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 34 words.

The principle underlying significance tests, which proposes that any differences observed between two samples, or sub-sections of one sample, are

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intonation

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 188 words.

A distinctive pattern of *tones over a stretch of speech in principle longer than a word. Thus there is a difference in intonation between e.g. ...

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very-long-baseline interferometry

Peter Clarke.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 556 words.

The basic principle of very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) is that the difference in time between the arrival of a

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degeneracy pressure

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 113 words.

The pressure in a *degenerate gas of fermions caused by the Pauli exclusion principle and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Because of the exclusion principle, fermions at a high...

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