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Principles of International Law 5th ed isbn 9780409343243

Principles of International Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780409334500
New Edition ISBN: 9780409343243
Published: November 2013
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Principles of International Law explains and illustrates the cardinal concepts of international law from an Australian perspective. It provides an authoritative yet accessible guide to the structure of international law, its systemic requirements and major substantive topics while reflecting recent teaching trends in Australian universities.

Each chapter contains a clear statement of objectives, a list of key instruments and authorities, a lucid statement of the law, original analysis, extracts from relevant treaties and other international instruments, and helpful case summaries and extracts. Problem questions and suggested arguments for use in answering them are included, and further discussion questions are provided. An appendix of basic documents is included for convenient quick reference.

The fourth edition of Principles of International Law is updated and revised to incorporate current developments in international law across a wide range of areas. Recent decisions from the International Court of Justice and other international and domestic tribunals have been added. It includes new sections on responsibility to protect, terrorism, sovereign immunity, and mens rea and general defences in international criminal law.

In an increasingly global society, a clear understanding of the principles of international law is invaluable. This text provides clear guidance to scholars, legal practitioners and students of law or international relations seeking to improve their knowledge and extend their understanding of this important subject.

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Ch 1 Nature and sources of international law
Ch 2 Law of treaties
Ch 3 International law in Australian law
Ch 4 Statehood and personality
Ch 5 State responsibility and treatment of foreign nationals
Ch 6 State jurisdiction and immunity
Ch 7 State territory
Ch 8 International dispute settlement
Ch 9 International use of force
Ch 10 International criminal law
Ch 11 International human rights
Ch 12 Law of the sea
Appendices: Select Basic Documents in International Law