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State Responsibility in International Law

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ISBN13: 9780754620563
ISBN: 0754620565
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £215.00

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The legal nature of international law is continually called into question. In providing pieces of the answer, the law of state responsibility occupies a central place in international law. The articles selected here represent significant and influential analyses of this area of law.

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Part 1 Historical evolution: the transformation of the law, Y. Matsui.
Part 2 General theory of international responsiblility: primary and secondary rules in the law of SR - categorizing international obligations, J. Combacau and D. Alland; the due diligence rule and the nature of international responsiblility of states, R. Pisillo-Mazzeschi; state responsibility, and international liability for injurious consequences of acts not prohibited by international law - a necessary distinction?, A.E. Boyle.
Part 3 Consequences of an internationally wrongful act: is there an international law of remedies?, C. Gray; counter-measures as interim measures, J. Crawford; third state remedies in IL, J. Charney; bilateralism and community interest in the law of SR, B. Simma; the consequences of an international wrong in international and national law, F.A. Mann.
Part 4 Criminalizing state responsibility: criminalizing state responsibility, K. Marek; can a state commit a crime? - definitely, yes!, A. Pellet.
Part 5 Injuries to aliens: state responsibility for the nationalization of foreign owned property, Jimenez de Arechaga; state contracts with aliens - contemporary developments on compensation for termination of breach, D.W. Bowett.
Part 6 Critical perspectives on state responsibility: IL and the Third World, A. Fatouros; a critique of the public/private dimension, C. Chinkin; the international law of state responsibility - revolution or evolution?, P.M. Dupuy; state responsibility and the unmaking of international law, P. Allot.