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Friendly Enemies

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.


a comedy drama by Samuel Shipman and Aaron Hoffman. [Hudson Theatre, 440 perf.] Henry Block (Sam Bernard) and Karl Pfeifer (Louis Mann) are German‐born Americans who have...

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Aliens, Enemy Aliens, and Friendly Enemy Aliens:

Jack Beatson.

in Jurists Uprooted

October 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 17069 words.

The émigré legal scholars featured in this book who came from Germany to Britain (in fact all came to England) were Jews or of Jewish descent, and nearly all were escaping from Nazi...

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Overview page. Subjects: Law.


A person who, under the law of a particular state, is not a citizen of that state. Aliens are usually classified as resident aliens (domiciled in the host country) or transient...

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Extraterritorial Application of Constitutional Rights

Jane Rooney.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 4628 words.

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Part I General Framework, 2 Historical Developments Influencing the Present Law of Visiting Forces

Peter Rowe.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 15039 words.

This chapter focuses on the historical and the legal development of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) SOFA in 1951 and subsequent developments. It shows how prior to 1951,...

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Part 1 The Cold War Era (1945–89), 21 The Vietnamese Intervention in Cambodia—1978

Gregory H Fox.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 13 pages. 7911 words.

This chapter discusses Vietnam’s 1978 invasion of Cambodia. It begins with a history of the antagonism between the two countries, then reviews the Cambodian border incursions that...

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Part III International Law in Asian and Pacific States, South and Central Asia, 24 Pakistan

Ahmer Bilal Soofi.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Asia and the Pacific

September 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 28 pages. 12315 words.

This chapter evaluates international law in Pakistan. In the international arena, Pakistan was collectively recognized as a sovereign state within the community of nations by gaining...

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Part 1 The Cold War Era (1945–89), 16 The Yom Kippur War—1973

François Dubuisson and Vaios Koutroulis.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 12 pages. 7913 words.

This contribution discusses the hostilities that opposed Israel against Egypt, Syria and the armed forces of other Arab states, which took place in October 1973. After setting out the...

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1 Law and force

Christine Gray.

in International Law and the Use of Force

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 31 pages. 16686 words.

This introductory chapter provides a background to the renewed debate about the legal constraints on the use of force imposed by the UN Charter after the Second World War. The increasing...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 28 Peaceful Settlement of Disputes

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 42 pages. 27746 words.

One of the purposes of the United Nations (UN) is ‘to bring about by peaceful means and, in conformity with the principles of justice and international law, adjustment or settlement of...

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Part 1 The Cold War Era (1945–89), 23 Operation Litani—1978

Myra Williamson.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 15 pages. 9304 words.

This chapter examines Israel’s invasion of southern Lebanon on 14 March 1978, often referred to as ‘Operation Litani’. First, the chapter discusses the immediate and long-term causes of the...

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Part 1 The Cold War Era (1945–89), 27 The Iran–Iraq War—1980–88

Andrea de Guttry.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 14 pages. 9781 words.

This contribution discusses the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war. After presenting the facts and context of the crisis (on which the parties strongly disagreed), this chapter examines the legal...

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II Countries and Regions, 10 Constitution-Making and Authoritarianism in Venezuela: The First Time as Tragedy, the Second as Farce

David Landau.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 7014 words.

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Part II Substantive Law, 5 Universal Jurisdiction and the Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute

Kriangsak Kittichaisaree.

in The Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 27 pages. 14101 words.

Universal jurisdiction exercised over the offenders where there is no connection between their crimes and the State wishing to extradite or prosecute them is a useful tool to prevent them...

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Part II Commentaries to Typical Sofa Rules, 22 Claims

Jody M. Prescott.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 64 pages. 39065 words.

This chapter posits that the three essential features of an ideal damage claims programme are transparency, consistency, and accountability. It provides a historical review of different...

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Part V Case Studies, 42 The Japan Experience with Visiting Forces—An Evolving Perspective

Junya Kawai, Dale L. Sonnenberg and Donald A. Timm.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 32 pages. 21849 words.

This chapter considers Japan’s experience with visiting forces. Unlike the NATO experience in Europe, the United States and Japan had very different backgrounds and cultures. The long-term...

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15 Substantive International Criminal Law

Harmen Van Der Wilt, J Craig Barker and Bea Myers.

in International Law in Domestic Courts

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 36 pages. 21199 words.

This chapter considers the application and interpretation of substantive international criminal law in domestic courts. It first reviews cases that address hierarchical relations between...

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Part I Origins and Foundations of International Migration Law, 1 History of International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail.

in International Migration Law

April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 58 pages. 36069 words.

This chapter sketches the long and turbulent history of international migration law from the 16th to the 20th century. It covers the movement of persons in the doctrine of the Law of...

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