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An International Law Miscellany

ISBN13: 9780792317425
ISBN: 0792317424
Published: March 1993
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £487.00

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This collection of 29 essays by Shabtai Rosenne commences with a reproduction of his monograph ""The Time Factor in the Jurisdiction of the International Court"", first published in 1960. A postscript has been added drawing attention to significant developments since.

The remaining essays are divided into five parts, as follows: The International Court of Justice and International Litigation; The Law of Treaties and the Sources of Law; The Law of the Sea; Jewish and Israeli Matters; and ""In Memoriam"".

Some of these essays, notably those on Jewish and Israeli matters, were originally written in Hebrew and have been especially translated for this volume. All the materials have been updated since their original publication.

Public International Law
Part 1 The international Court of Justice and international litigation: the time factor in the jurisdiction of the international Court of Justice; introduction; personal jursidiction; material jurisdiction; miscellaneous temporal conditions; conclusions; reflections on the position of the individual in inter-state litigation in the international Court of Justice; L'affaire de l'ALABAMA; the reconceptualization of objections in the international Court of Justice; some procedural aspects of the English Channel continental shelf arbitration; equitable principles and the compulsory jurisdiction of the international Court of Justice; the position of the international Court of Justice on the foundations of the principle of equity in international law; reflections on international arbitration and litigation in the international Court of Justice; the agent in litigation in the international Court of Justice.
Part 2 The law of treaties and the sources of law: succession of states and the codification of the law of treaties; problems of treaty-making competence - reflections on the Vienna Convention of 1969 and the Kamiar case; bilateralism and community interest in the codified law of treaties; ""Consent"" and related words in the codified law of treaties; a posteriori reflections on the Vienna Convention on the law of the treaties; the meaning of ""Authentic Text"" in modern treaty law
participation in the Geneva conventions (1864-1949) and the additional protocols of 1977; conceptualism as a guide to treaty interpretation; international law as it stands at the end of the 20th century.
Part 3 The law of the sea; reflections of the third United National conference on the law of the sea; UNCLOS III; the Montreux (Riphagen) compromise.
Part 4 Jewish and Israeli matters: the influence of Judaism on the development of international law; sovereignty within the law - Jewish law; the protection of certain Jewish interests in the statute of the permanent court of International Justice; the concept of ""Territorial Sea"" in the Talmud; the United Nations and Israel's War of Independence; Bunche at Rhodes - diplomatic negotiator; Israel and the first United National Conference on the law of the sea - the strait of Tiran.
Part 5 In memoriam: Sir Hersch Lauterpacht's concept of the task of the International judge; Jacob Robinson.