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25 Nov 2013

Reorganizing and Consolidating Bureaucracy in America

Case study - 3 pages - International law

The bureaucracy in America has become a major concern in development over the past years. Strict rules, procedures and different functions or obligations are divided and it becomes difficult to handle some tasks due to unnecessary processes involved. Most public institutions are serious...

01 Jan 2012

Persecution, famine, and exodus: Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Essay - 3 pages - International law

For centuries, Ireland and Britain have had closely intertwined histories and relations. Ireland, as we know it today, has been influenced tremendously by its relations with Britain. It is known as a place of religious and cultural tension, much of which dates back to the eighteenth and...

03 Feb 2011

The conditions of admissibility of reservations in the Vienna Convention

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Paragraph 4 of Article 20 shows that the Vienna Convention contains a rigid principle of unanimous acceptance of reservations. It reads "The acceptance of a reservation by another contracting State of the reserving State a party to the treaty in relation to that...

03 Feb 2011

The ban on the use of force in International Law

Worksheets - 2 pages - International law

TThe principle that prohibits the use of force is a major element in the international system that is based mainly on cooperation between States and collective security. This principle has always been of a relative nature, in fact, the contemporary public international law has noted more...

03 Feb 2011

The legal effect of unilateral acts of States and international organizations

Essay - 7 pages - International law

The International Law Commission is responsible for the codification and progressive development of international laws. It had its forty eighth session in 1996 and the issues of Unilateral Acts and their legal effects have figured prominently in their discussions. There is an uncertainty...

03 Jan 2011

Is the mechanism of settlement of the disputes of the World Trade Organization (WTO) effective?

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

The dispute settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a mechanism whereby a member state that was injured when a benefit was offset by another Member State, can initiate proceedings before the Settlement of Disputes in order to restore the balance upset by the cancellation. This...

29 Sep 2010

The legal system of common law in Anglo-Saxon

Essay - 4 pages - International law

A contract is the most obvious manifestation of law in everyday life. In a legal point of view, not all agreements are seen as enforceable contracts. Indeed, each legal system introduced some rules in order to determine which agreement is enforceable; this corpus of rules is called "the badge of...

29 Sep 2010

The structure of the International Criminal Court

Worksheets - 2 pages - International law

The ICC is composed of four organs: the Presidency, the Judicial Divisions, the Office of Prosecutor and the Registry. First of all, it is interesting to point out the functions of the Assembly of States Parties, the only non-judicial organ where States Parties can express themselves, as their...

29 Sep 2010

Post-Conflict Justice in Rwanda

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Between April and July 1994, one of the largest atrocities of the 20th century occurred: the genocide of 800 000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus during the civil war in Rwanda. The country was inhabited by around 8 million people. This emphasizes the massive aspect of these slaughters. When the RPF...

29 Sep 2010

Comparative Criminal Law: comparison between the French and the American system by studying Brenton Butler case

Essay - 2 pages - International law

In this document, we present the Brenton Butler case, where Mary Ann Stephens, who was a holiday, is shot in the head in front of her husband. Later, Brenton Butler, a 15 year old Black citizen, was arrested just because he was in a street near the place of crime and it was confirmed that he was...

29 Sep 2010

Arbitration in France, the Czech Republic and at the international level (2006)

Thesis - 11 pages - International law

Aristotle wrote, "For an arbitrator goes by the equity of a case, a judge by the law, and arbitration was invented with the express purpose of securing full power for equity." Arbitration is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, specifically, a legal alternative to litigation whereby...

29 Sep 2010

From Russia with Love: Lessons of the Noga arbitration case

Dissertation - 20 pages - International law

Globalization is the new buzz word and the lingua franca of international business. With the numerous advantages flowing through globalization, this new process is taking a new shape by getting more critical and unyielding. To elucidate further on its uphill spin, an onlooker can observe its...

29 Sep 2010

United Kingdom Immigration Laws, asylum laws and anti terrorism Laws

Essay - 5 pages - International law

In recent years, public attention has been focused on asylum seekers, but their numbers have fallen sharply. They are now less than 40,000 a year of whom only a quarter are given permission to stay in Britain, yet only one in five is actually removed. Meanwhile, other forms of immigration have...

29 Sep 2010

International commercial arbitration - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 4 pages - International law

In the event of resolution of disputes related to international commercial agreements, the International commercial arbitration is one of several forms of dispute resolution. The use of arbitration has increased along with the growth of international trade and commerce and the accompanying...

29 Sep 2010

The accession of States to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Today, various international instruments allow the protection and respect of human rights. Thus, the International Bill of Rights is the basis composed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and the two subsequent International Covenants of 1966. The United Nations, which is...

09 Aug 2010

Analysis of cases under the US constitution in relation to the laws laid by United Nations

Thesis - 8 pages - International law

Wanta B. Heard, the victim, filed a notification request form after indictment of the defendant for the crime of rape. The State and defendant worked out a plea agreement to plead guilty to second-degree assault with a one-year sentence. Heard requested to speak with the court regarding the plea....

13 Jul 2010

Crisis in Korea

Thesis - 4 pages - International law

North and South Korea are located in East Asia and were formerly one state. However they are now divided into two separate states that are frequently pitted against each other politically. Korea shares a border with China in the North West and is separated from Japan the by Korea Strait. In 1948...

26 Mar 2010

Law of international human rights and detainees at Guantanamo Bay naval base

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

Since the terror attacks of September 11 and the official war on terror has commenced, questions have been raised as to how the United States should engage itself in regard to both its military operations and treatment of enemy combatants. Debate over the United States applying rules of...

11 Aug 2009

Legal agreement for the appointment of a non-exclusive distributor

Standard contracts - 12 pages - International law

This document is a sample legal agreement for the appointment of a non-exclusive distributor. “Intellectual Property”: means any patent, copyright, registered design, trade mark or other industrial or intellectual property right subsisting in the Territory in respect of...

11 Aug 2009

Fiduciary duty and tracing law

Case study - 5 pages - International law

Yardley was employed as wages and personnel manager for BALIOL between 1994 and 2007. One of his jobs each month was to prepare for payday when the staff was paid in cash on the last day of the month. He would cash the check at the LBSC and sort the cash into brown envelopes for each of...

28 Jul 2009

How an EU military could affect world peace through international law

Thesis - 12 pages - International law

There is no greater motivation for European unification than the desire for peace. Just like the UN, the EU wants to avoid the “scourge of war” for its future generations. In times of peace, the world forgets that the EU is not an economic coalition, but is instead a...

28 Jul 2009

US courts should apply universal principle to Alien Tort cases

Thesis - 10 pages - International law

The Alien Tort Statute, also known as the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), originally appeared in Section 9 of the first Judiciary Act of 1789, which created the U.S. judicial court system. It provides that the district courts shall have original jurisdiction of any civil action by an alien for a...

05 Jun 2009

Human rights and unequal access to care

Thesis - 9 pages - International law

The right to assistance extends to health care, and any person, whatever his legal status, should enjoy access to appropriate care. However, experience shows that, in reality, the implementation of this law is based primarily on the political will of communities to develop networks of care...

13 May 2009

Critically discuss the contributions of the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) movement to international legal scholarship

Thesis - 6 pages - International law

After the World War II and its atrocities, a new international institution, the United Nations (UN) was created in 1945 to focus on the new challenges faced by the international community. One of the major challenges was the wave of decolonization which started between the two World wars. It was...

08 May 2009

International law and normative unity

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

In the Supreme Court of Canada's 1993 judgment in Hunt v. T & N Plc, Justice La Forest laid down the following goal to international law : “develop (…) co-ordination in the face of [the] diversity” of the international system. In other words, international law has to...

22 Apr 2009

International criminal courts: An historical and sociological overview of supranational criminal justice

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

The notion of individual criminal responsibility under international law is a recent phenomenon. Many different mechanisms have been employed including domestic courts, the International Criminal Court (ICC) as well as ad hoc UN tribunals and new “hybrid” or internationalized...

16 Apr 2009

Patrice Lumumba: American foreign policy and cover-ups

Thesis - 6 pages - International law

Historically, the foreign policy of the United States has been such that one event has integrated itself into effecting the majority of events to follow. The case of the United States foreign policy in the Congo and, specifically, the assassination of Patrice Lumumba is no exception....

30 Mar 2009

A critical discussion and analysis of 'The Rule of Law'

Thesis - 5 pages - International law

Central to the general idea of the Rule of Law is the specific intention that it involves the rule of the law rather than the rule of the people. Judges hold a position of central importance in the relation to the concept of the Rule of Law. They are expected to deliver judgment...

21 Jan 2009

Consider the extent to which international law is law, or 'really law' or 'law properly so-called' with reference to legal and other theorists

Essay - 6 pages - International law

Charlotte Ku and Paul F. Diehl noticed that at first sight, ‘International' and ‘Law' sound contradictory: “how can one imagine a structured and developed legal system functioning in a political environment that is diffused, disparated, unregulated and conventionally...

20 Jan 2009

The concept of non-resident on international laws

Essay - 9 pages - International law

The tax situation of each person is defined in relation to his domicile tax. According to Article 1 of the law of 29 December 1976 applicable for the first time to the income for the year 1977 and codified in section 4A of the GTC, "people who have their domicile tax in France are liable for...

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