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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Politics, Values and Functions

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ISBN13: 9789041105141
ISBN: 904110514X
Published: January 1998
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £234.00

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The editors and contributors have formed this collection to honour Louis Henkin in his 80th year. He has contributed greatly to the fields of international and constitutional law, to teaching and scholarship, to the international community and to each of the contributors and editors personally. The work sets out to highlight the impact of Henkin's contribution to international and constitutional scholarship.

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Part 1 Questions of theory: The decline of the nation-state and its implications for International Law, O. Schachter; Peaceful separation - 'a new virus'? E. Stein; Community based on autonomy, T.M. Franck; Third party dispute settlement and International Law, J.I. Charney; Interim measures for the protection of human rights, R. Higgins; 'The Court cannot definitively...'Non Liqwet; Revisited, P. Weil.
Part 2 Constitutional questions: Nationalizing International Law - essay in honour of Louis Henkin, A.F. Lowenfeld; International agreements, the senate and the constitution, D.F. Vagts; The great 1994 sovereignty debate - United States acceptance and implementation of the Uruguay round results, J.H. Jackson; Historic influences of American constitutionalism upon German constitutional development - federalism and judicial review, H. Steinberger.
Part 3 Human rights inquiries: Modern constitutions and human rights treaties, T. Buergenthal; Derogations under Article 15 of the European Convention on human rights, R. St.J. Macdonald; Francis Lieber's code and principles of humanity, T. Meron; Reflections on international criminal prosecution and punishment of violations of Humanitarian Law, A. Cassese.
Part 4 Questions of Ocean Law: Managing the Law of the Sea - Ambassador Pardo's forgotten second idea, L.B. Sohn; Whither international institutional arrangements to support Ocean Law? L.A. Kimball; Law for the sea's biological diversity, D.K. Anton; U.S. security interests in a post-Cold War World and the Law of the Sea, E.L. Miles; Human rights and the United Nations convention on the Law of the Sea, B.H. Oxman.
Part 5 Use of force: Force, a culture of law, and American interests, J.L. Hargrove; Use of force and constitutionalism, L.F. Damrosch; Regulating the use of force in the 21st century - the continuing importance of state autonomy, M.E. O'Connell.