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Justice in International Law : Selected Writings - Stephen M. Schwebel

Justice in International Law

Selected Writings

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Published: 26th August 1994
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Judge Stephen M. Schwebel has been a highly-respected member of the International Court of Justice since 1981. This volume brings together thirty-six of his legal articles and commentaries of continuing interest. He examines the performance and capacity of the International Court of Justice; aspects of international arbitration; problems of the United Nations; questions of international contracts and taking foreign property interests; and the development of international law, and in particular the central problem of the unlawful use of force.

From the hardback review: 'For young international lawyers, who may not be familiar with his earlier works, this book is certainly a must.' International and Comparative Law Quarterly

Selected Writings
International Court of Justice
Reflections on the role of the International Court of Justice
Relations between the International Court of Justice and the United Nations
Was the capacity to request an advisory opinion wider in the permanent Court of International Justice than it is in the International Justice?
Authorising the Secretary-General of the United Nations to request advisory opinions of the International Court of Justice
Preliminary rulings by the International Court of Justice at the instance of national courts
Chambers of the International Court of Justice formed for particular cases
Three cases of fact-finding by the International Court of Justice
Indirect aggression in the International Court
Human Rights in the World Court
International Arbitration
Arbitration and the exhaustion of local remedies
Arbitration and the exhaustion of local remedies revisited
Some aspects of international law in arbitration between states and aliens
The majority vote of an international arbitral tribunal
The prospects for international arbitration: inter-state disputes
United Nations
The origins and development of Article 99 of the Charter
The international character of the Secretariat of the United Nations
Secretary-General and Secretariat
A United Nations 'guard' and a United Nations 'legion'
Mini-states and a more effective United Nations
Article 19 of the Charter of the United Nations
Memorandum of Law
The United States assaults the ILO
Goldberg variations
International Contracts and Expropriation
Report of the Committee on Nationalisation of Property of the American branch of the International Law Association
The story of the United Nations Declaration on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources
Speculations on specific performance of a contract between a state and a foreign national
On whether the breach by a state of a contract with an alien is a breach of international law
Some little-known cases on concessions
Commentary on 'Social discipline and the multinational enterprise' and 'security of investment abroad'
Aggression Under, Compliance with, and Development of International Law
The legal effect of resolutions and codes of conduct of the United Nations
The United Nations and the challenge of a changing international law
What weight to conquest
The Brezhnev Doctrine repealed and peaceful co-existence enacted
Aggression, intervention and self-defense in modern international law
Address and commentary
The compliance process and the future of international law
Government legal advising in the field of foreign affairs
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ISBN: 9780521462846
ISBN-10: 0521462843
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: 26th August 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 1.08