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Ratcliff, Edward

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1128 words.

Civil War soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, was born the son of an African slave named Hannah and a white father in James City County, Virginia, on the farm of Nathaniel Hankins. Two...

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Sir Derek Bowett CBE, QC, FBA (1927–2009)

James Crawford.

in British Yearbook of International Law

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4226 words.

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Civil War

Donna M. DeBlasio.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3865 words.

Few events in American history are more significant than the Civil War. The four years of conflict from 1861 to 1865 changed the nation more profoundly than any other single event. The...

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Systemic Regulation of Global Trade and Finance: A Tale of Two Systems

R. Michael Gadbaw.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 11127 words.

The recent financial crisis has put enormous strains on the global systems governing international finance and trade. These two important international regulatory systems, created after...

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Lincoln, Abraham (1809 - 1865), U.S. President

Paul Finkelman and Vickey Kalambakal.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4124 words.

Abraham Lincoln, self-made and self-educated, remains one of America's best-loved presidents. He rose from obscurity and poverty through his own efforts to become president. His election...

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Arbitrability: Current Trends in the United States

Joseph T. McLaughlin.

in Arbitration International

June 1996; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11954 words.

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The Great Power Balance, the United Nations and What the Framers Intended: In Partial Response to Hans Köchler

C.L. Lim.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11665 words.

Abstract

This article is partly a reply to Professor Hans Köchler, who argues that the total absence of a balance of power has become the fundamental...

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Unravelling the Mystery of Jus Cogens in International Law

Asif Hameed.

in British Yearbook of International Law

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 24060 words.

Jus cogens is a mysterious body of international law. For decades, international lawyers have sought to answer a range of questions about jus cogens. Yet uncertainty persists....

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Aiding and Abetting by Omission before the International Criminal Tribunals

Jessie Ingle.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Transnational Crime. 10735 words.

The mode of liability of aiding and abetting by omission is fraught with analytical difficulties. It is prone to gratuitous expansion beyond more settled modes of liability, being grounded...

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The Key Role of the WTO in Settling its Jurisdictional Conflicts with RTAs

Songling Yang.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 17227 words.

Jurisdictional conflicts between the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) and RTAs are increasingly serious as RTAs continue to blossom. Using case analyses and comparison of legal texts, this...

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A Theory of WTO Law

Chios Carmody.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 15928 words.

The creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1994 has left open the question of whether we can identify a theory of its legal system. A theory should help us to better understand...

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The Volcker Rule as structural law: implications for cost–benefit analysis and administrative law

John C. Coates.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 12792 words.

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Part III Other Relevant International Regimes and Issues, 15 Transnational Organised Crime and Cultural Property

Bernhard Kretschmer.

in International Law and Transnational Organised Crime

July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 26 pages. 15099 words.

Global demand for art and historical artefacts makes them attractive for international crime. A diverse array of offences includes robbery/theft, illicit excavation, illicit import and...

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W. E. B. Du Bois: An Interpretation

Cornel West.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 14219 words.

W. E. B. Du Bois is the towering black scholar of the twentieth century. The scope of his interests, the depth of his insights, and the sheer majesty of his prolific writings bespeak a...

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Regulating Resort to Force: Form and Substance of the UN Charter Regime

Matthew C. Waxman.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 20464 words.

Much of the international legal debate about regulating force and self-defence takes place on a substantive axis, focusing on the scope of force prohibitions and exceptions....

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At the Edge of Chaos?

Joost Pauwelyn.

in ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal

May 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Settlement of Disputes. 26590 words.

Foreign investment law (FIL) is unlike any other sub-field of international law. Its unique features continue to puzzle observers. Two general themes recur. First, why do countries agree to...

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Part 1 Delimitation of the Problem, One Human Rights in Comprehensive Context

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 91 pages. 43518 words.

This chapter describes a comprehensive set of goal values for postulation, clarification, and implementation of human rights in the largest community of humankind, first by discussing the...

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