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Alexander Gardner

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1821–82).

Photographer. Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits. Born in Paisley, Scotland, as a...

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Pacific Islands

Jon M Van Dyke and Sherry Broder.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 3796 words.

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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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Macduff, Hon. Sir Alistair (Geoffrey)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 105 words.

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Born 26 May 1945; s of late Alexander MacDonald MacDuff and Iris Emma Jarvis (née Gardner); null...

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Horsburgh, John Millar Stewart

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 77 words.

Born 15 May 1938; s of late Alexander Horsburgh and Helen Margaret Watson Millar or Horsburgh; m 1966, Johann Catriona Gardner, MB, ChB,...

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The Possible Rebirth of “Hostility”

Thomas E. Carbonneau.

in Toward a New Federal Law on Arbitration

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 7238 words.

The Court's decisional law on arbitration is not free of ambivalence. There is a small group of cases in which the Court itself may have engaged in judicial hostility toward arbitration. Wi...

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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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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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Lanier, James Franklin Doughty

Patrick J. Furlong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1047 words.

Lanier, James Franklin Doughty (22 November 1800–27 August 1881), lawyer and banker, was born in Washington, North Carolina, the son of Alexander Chalmers Lanier, a farmer and storekeeper,...

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Overdetermined Atrocities

James G. Stewart.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 15330 words.

An event is overdetermined if there are multiple sufficient causes for its occurrence. A firing squad is a classic illustration. If eight soldiers are convened to execute a prisoner, they...

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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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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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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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Judicial refusal to apply treaty law: domestic law limitations on the CISG’s application

Clayton P. Gillette and Steven D. Walt.

in Uniform Law Review

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 21450 words.

Abstract

In numerous cases, courts have declined to apply the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in litigation...

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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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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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