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International Law

The Late Antonio Cassese

  • Contains a new chapter on Terrorism and extensive revision of the section on state responsibility
  • Topics covered in sufficient depth to be used as a core text on undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • Written by a world-leading practitioner and highly-respected academic in the field of international law, providing a more personal approach to the study of international law – good intellectual exercise for stronger students
  • A comprehensive commentary on international law as a whole, comparing the traditional legal position with the developing and evolving law in a way that is sensitive to political and economic considerations
  • Includes detailed yet accessible examinations of state responsibility and international criminal law.
  • Updated Online Resource Centre containing a wealth of material traditionally found in cases and materials books – includes all key documents, cases, materials, principal agreements, and treaties needed by students as well as useful web links to related web sites

International Law

The Late Antonio Cassese

Description

This new edition of Cassese’s International Law provides a stimulating and authoritative account of international law for undergraduates and postgraduates. It has been fully revised and updated to include all recent developments in the subject, and contains a new chapter on terrorism as well as extensive revision of the section on state responsibility. Providing a comprehensive commentary on international law as a whole, it compares the traditional legal position with the developing and evolving law in a way that is sensitive to political and economic considerations, as well as including detailed yet accessible examinations of state responsibility and international criminal law. The late Professor Cassese was a leading figure in the field, and this new edition takes full advantage of his extensive experience to provide a more personal approach to the subject than is typically found in the standard textbook, acting as good intellectual exercise for the stronger student.

The late Antonio Cassese was the Editor of the Journal of International Criminal Justice. To read sample articles from the journal visit: www.jicj.oupjournals.org

International Law

The Late Antonio Cassese

Table of Contents

Preface
Principal abbreviations
Table of cases
Table of statutes of international tribunals
Table of national legislation
Table of treatises and conventions
Table of other international instruments
Part I: Origins and Foundations of the International Community
1. The Main Legal Features of the International Community
2. The Historical Evolution of the International Community
3. The Fundamental Principles Governing International Relations
Part II: Subjects of the International Community
4. States as the Primary Subjects of International Law
5. The Spatial Dimension of State Activities
6. Limitations on State Sovereignty: Immunities and Treatment of Individuals
7. Other International Legal Subjects
Part III: Creation and Implementation of International Legal Standards
8. International Law–Creation: Custom
9. Treaties
10. Other Lawmaking Processes
11. The Hierarchy of Rules in International Law: The Role of Jus Cogens
12. The Implementation of International Rules within National Systems
Part IV: Breaches of International Law and Their Consequences
13. International Wrongful Acts and the Legal Reaction Thereto
14. Promoting Compliance with Law and Preventing or Settling Disputes
15. Enforcement
Part V: Contemporary Issues in International Law
16. The Role of the United Nations
17. UN Sanctions and Collective Security
18. Unilateral Resort to Force by States
19. The Protection of Human Rights
20. Legal Restraints on Violence in Armed Conflict
21. The Repression of International Crimes
22. The International Response to Terrorism
23. Protection of the Environment
24. Legal Attempts at Narrowing the North-South Gap
Index

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