Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.
Trade name for a mixture of brown flour and wheatgerm; from Latin hominis vis, ‘strength of man’; originally, in the 1880s, called Smith's Old Patent Germ Bread. Now a trade name for white,...
in The Siege of Washington
June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8315 words.
This chapter focuses on the surge of support for the Union on April 17, 1861 as President Abraham Lincoln's forces prepared to defend Washington against the Confederacy. The burst of Union...
in African American National Biography
January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 868 words.
inventor, was born in Jefferson County, Alabama, the son of Milton Beard and Creasey Tatum, both former slaves on the Beard family plantation. He adopted the name of his former master at...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1035 words.
George Washington Carver was born in Diamond, Missouri, of a slave mother and probably a slave father. His interest in plants began at an early age. Growing up in postemancipation...
in The Law of Security and Title-Based Financing
March 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Law. 57 pages. 37639 words.
This chapter illustrates how a person who acquires a legal interest in good faith and without notice takes priority over the holder of an equitable interest. The person acquiring the legal...
Part V The Effects of Assignment, The Persistence of Property Rights, and The Vindication of An Owner’s Rights, 28 Extinction of Intangible Property
in The Law of Assignment
March 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Law. 54 pages. 32968 words.
This chapter focuses on the extinction of intangible property. The transfer of an intangible does not involve the extinction of that intangible. It does, or should, entail the extinction of...
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand for the Promotion and Protection of Investments (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]) CTS 1998/29
Legal Material. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 6456 words.
The Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of the Thailand, hereinafter referred to as the “Contracting Parties”, Recognizing that the promotion and the protection of...
Reference Entry. Subjects: Arbitration; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 10248 words.
in Journal of International Criminal Justice
May 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 13631 words.
The article explores why — when the counterfeiting of medicines is so prevalent, hard to detect and quietly dangerous or fatal — it remains totally unaddressed and therefore legal in...
Romak SA v Uzbekistan, Award, PCA Case No AA280, IIC 400 (2009), 26th November 2009, Permanent Court of Arbitration [PCA]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 25967 words.
Whether Romak SA owned an investment eligible for protection under the applicable Switzerland/Uzbekistan BIT 1993.
Micula and ors v Romania, Decision on Jurisdiction and Admissibility, ICSID Case No ARB/05/20, IIC 339 (2008), 24th September 2008, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 22000 words.
Whether the individual claimants had demonstrated their Swedish nationality.
Whether the test of effective or dominant nationality in Nottebohm ( Liechtenstein v...
The Emergence of a Doctrine of de jure horizontal stare decisis at the Caribbean Court of Justice: Fragmentation or Pluralism of International Law?
in Journal of International Dispute Settlement
November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 20207 words.
While the doctrine of stare decisis has in general received a great deal of scholarly attention over the years, one aspect of the norm which has been the subject of little, if any,...
Part II Economic Regulation by Home and Host Countries, 4 The Jurisdictional Limits of Regulation Through National or Regional Law
in Multinational Enterprises & the Law
July 2007 .
Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 52 pages. 29993 words.
Cargill, Inc v Mexico, Award, ICSID Case No ARB(AF)/05/2, IIC 479 (2009), 13th August 2009, despatched 18th September 2009, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 62596 words.