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Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

A cheque drawn by a bank on itself or its agent. A person who owes money to another buys the draft from a bank for cash and hands it to the creditor who need have no fear that it might be...

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Debating the Ninth Amendment

Kurt T. Lash.

in The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

March 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 13598 words.

This chapter considers the events surrounding the ratification of the Ninth Amendment. Topics covered include James Madison's 1791 Speech on the Bank of the United States, redrafting of...

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How International Humanitarian Law Treaties Bind Non-State Armed Groups

Daragh Murray.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14048 words.

This article examines the legal basis underpinning the application of international humanitarian law treaties to non-state armed groups. Although it is widely accepted that international...

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The 2003–2004 Occupation of Iraq: Between Social Transformation and Transformative Belligerent Occupation

Susan Power.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 18008 words.

Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the USA and the UK established a governing administration in Iraq, operating under UNSC Resolution 1483 and international humanitarian law to...

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Deadlock or Restraint? The Security Council Veto and the Use of Force in Syria

Philippa Webb.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8001 words.

The situation in Syria has revived the use of the veto power by some of the permanent five members of the Security Council. Repeated vetoes of draft resolutions and even the mere threat of...

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Peripheral Hegemony in the Quest to Ensure Security Council Accountability for its Individualized UN Sanctions Regimes

Larissa J. van den Herik.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11175 words.

A demand for strengthened Security Council accountability has been put forward quite vigorously in the context of individualized UN sanctions regimes. This accountability gap was...

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A Reflection on the Legal Obligation for Third States to Ensure Respect for IHL

Andrea Breslin.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2017; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 16162 words.

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The proliferation of armed conflict involving widespread violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) has created a virtually unprecedented...

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Putting Security Culture and Experimentation into Context: Towards a View from the Field(s) of Rule of Law Reform

Deval Desai.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 7191 words.

Mary Kaldor’s recent work on security cultures is rooted in a puzzle: if the term security is by its very nature complex and ambiguous, why do we keep doing the same things and making the...

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Strengthening Security Council Accountability for Sanctions: The Role of International Responsibility

Antonios Tzanakopoulos.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8453 words.

The UN Security Council wields immense power under Article 41 of the Charter, a power that it has not shied away from employing regularly over the past two and a half decades. As the use of...

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Compliance with Treaties in the Context of Nuclear Non-proliferation: Assessing Claims in the Case of Iran

Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 24222 words.

The controversy over the Iranian nuclear programme is probably one of most sensitive contemporary instances of a situation involving legal issues related to compliance and enforcement of...

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Self-determination and State-building in International Law: The Need for a New Research Approach

Manuela Melandri.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11762 words.

This article offers a critical appraisal of the current debate on the role of self-determination in the context of post-conflict state-building. It starts by looking at what contribution...

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Accountability of Non-State Actors in Uganda for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations: Between Amnesty and the International Criminal Court

Manisuli Ssenyonjo.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14072 words.

The armed conflict in northern Uganda, between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and the Ugandan government, is one of Africa’s longest running armed conflicts not...

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