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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Contemporary Law of Armed Conflict 3rd ed isbn 9780719073786

The Contemporary Law of Armed Conflict 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780719056017
ISBN: 0719056012
New Edition ISBN: 9780719073786
Published: December 1999
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This edition brings the work up to date, examining the significance of the World Court's Opinion on the legality of the nuclear weapon and exploring the laser weapon agreement, the mines treaty, the jurisprudence of two war crimes tribunals and the role of the proposed International Criminal Court.

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International Criminal Law
Legality of war and the law of armed conflict; history and sources of the law of armed conflict; international and non-international armed conflict; hostilities - their commencement, effects and termination; inter-belligerent relations; lawful combatants; conduct of hostilities - land; conduct of hostilities - maritime; conduct of hostilities - air; prisoners of war; the wounded, sick and shipwrecked; civilians; the protecting power; civil defence; rights and duties of the occupying power; rights and duties of neutrals; prevention of breaches and supervision of conduct; war crimes and grave breaches; the law and non-international conflicts; United Nations operations; basic rules of the law of armed conflict.