Handbook of International Law

Handbook of International Law

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To the new student of international law, the subject can appear extremely complex: a system of laws created by states, international courts and tribunals operating at the national and global level. A clear guide to the subject is essential to ensure understanding. This handbook provides exactly that: written by an expert who both teaches and practises in the field, it focuses on what the law is; how it is created; and how it is applied to solve day-to-day problems. It offers a practical approach to the subject, giving it relevance and immediacy. The new edition retains a concise, user-friendly format allowing central principles such as jurisdiction and the law of treaties to be understood. In addition, it explores more specialised topics such as human rights, terrorism and the environment. This handbook is the ideal introduction for students new to international law.In US practice, use of non-treaty language does not necessarily preclude the instrument from being a treaty. ... So, the entry for a#39;M.O.U.a#39; in the Glossary at the end of the UN Treaty Handbook, is seriously misleading in that it demonstrates a anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of International Law
Author:Anthony Aust
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2010-04-01


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