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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 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...

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

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

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...

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...

15 Jan 2009

International human rights law

Essay - 4 pages - International law

Today, various international instruments allow for 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...

15 Jan 2009

Essay on the Rome Convention on the law applicable to contractual obligations

Essay - 13 pages - International law

The Rome Convention on the Law applicable to contractual obligations “applies to contractual obligations in any situation involving a choice between the laws of different countries.” The scope of the Convention is therefore clear; its aim is to regulate contractual relations...

15 Jan 2009

Essay on restitution obligations throughout Europe

Essay - 13 pages - International law

Restitutionary obligation is the response to unjust enrichment. Unjust Enrichment at the expense of another must be restituted in order to secure a corrective justice. On this very basis restitutionary, as opposed to compensation, aims to deprive the defendant of a gain rather than to compensate...

15 Jan 2009

Difficulties of application of international law - Example of the Cambodia genocide

Essay - 10 pages - International law

This paper will show to the reader the difficulties which can appear in practice concerning the international criminal law. Indeed, several problems can occur. First of all, one has to know what the aim of the international criminal law is and we have to define what is the international criminal...

15 Jan 2009

Legal aspects of international mergers and acquisitions: Sacyr/Eiffage

Essay - 6 pages - International law

The Sacyr/Eiffage case involves two public construction companies, the Spanish Sacyr Villehermoso and the French Eiffage. First, let's introduce those two companies. Sacyr is a leading Spanish construction company based and listed in Madrid. It is publicly traded and part of the IBEX 35, the...

15 Jan 2009

US Foreign Policy and international law

Essay - 5 pages - International law

The United States has been the main supporter of the development of international rules since the end of World War II. The US sought to rebuild an international system that would promote international cooperation in various areas to avoid conflicts: economic (through the creation of an...

15 Jan 2009

Is there a "Bolivarian" alternative to free market integration?

Essay - 6 pages - International law

Since 1998, voters have elected Hugo Chavez to the presidency three times with increasing margin each time and on August 15, 2004, voters returned to polls to decide whether to remove him from office or not. 59% of voters confirmed the President's mandate and defeated the recall initiative. First...

13 Jan 2009

Consistence between the English Criminal Justice and Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights

Essay - 9 pages - International law

The United Kingdom was one of the original parties to the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). States which contract into the ECHR are obliged to secure the enjoyment of Convention rights for their citizens. Sometimes positive actions may be required as creation,...

13 Jan 2009

International law: history and definition

Essay - 5 pages - International law

“Truth is that international law is neither a myth on the one hand, nor a panacea on the other, but just one institution among others which we can use for building of a better international order” (J. Brierly, The law of nations, Oxford 1995). Law is a system of rules that is kept and...

13 Jan 2009

What are the various means allowing the pacific regulation of the disputes?

Essay - 5 pages - International law

The Hague Peace Conference of 1899, marked a new phase in the history of international arbitration. It ended by adopting a Convention on the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, which dealt not only with arbitration but also with other methods of pacific settlement. Then the league of...

09 Dec 2008

Founding of the ICRC and establishment of International Humanitarian Law

Essay - 15 pages - International law

On a summer day of June 1959, during the wars of Italian unification, a major battle broke out in northern Italy. Later to become known as the battle of Solferino, it was estimated that some six thousand were killed in a single day. Henry Dunant, a citizen of Geneva, Switzerland,...

05 Dec 2008

The legal process of entering into a joint venture with the Cuban water utility company

Essay - 16 pages - International law

This paper examines the legal process of entering into a joint venture with the Cuban public water system through a joint venture in a Post-Fidel Castro Cuba. Although Fidel is no longer at the helm, the Cuban Communist party is still in power. Since Cuba has a state planned...

05 Dec 2008

The international legality of nationalization: An analysis of the bilateral investment treaty between Venezuela and Canada

Essay - 15 pages - International law

During the Cold War, the legality of a sovereign state nationalizing foreign property was often debated among the world community. The two principal contrasting theories were: (1) socialist theory and (2) western capitalist theory. States from the third world often followed a...

17 Oct 2008

Should the U.S. encourage Japan's rearmament?

Essay - 5 pages - International law

In 1946, following the end of World War II and the defeat of the Axis countries, Japan was being occupied by the Americans. During this time, the Allied Powers—the United States, Great Britain, and China—drew up what became called the Potsdam Declaration, which held the terms...

15 Oct 2008

The FA's news rules on the regulation of player agents: A critique

Essay - 8 pages - International law

On 21 November 2006, the Football Association (FA) approved and implemented the new domestic Football Agents Regulations (the Regulations), which came into effect in September 2007. Whilst it is too early to ascertain the impact of the Regulations on conduct of player agents, they have...

25 Sep 2008

Patent law essay - Interpretation of claims and infringement

Essay - 6 pages - International law

The intrinsic nature of patents has rendered interpretation of patent claims inherently problematic. The central issue that has exercised the courts is the appropriate method of interpretation, particularly on infringement claims. Bainbridge's observations of the intricacies of...

10 Sep 2008

WTO: An introduction to the World Trade Organization

Essay - 6 pages - International law

The World Trade Organization is the most recent result of international efforts to reduce barriers to trade. It is an institution in which membership is voluntary, but it is also an organization with legal status. I will explain more about this later. In this paper I will...

10 Sep 2008

The PLO: Still a threat?

Essay - 6 pages - International law

When the historic "Gaza and Jericho" first agreement was signed in September 1993 at the White House in Washington, D. C., in the presence of Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Rabin and President Clinton, uproar and discontent were exhibited by all...

09 Sep 2008

The impact of European Union Law on the world of sport and the Bosman decision

Essay - 7 pages - International law

Under European Union law, Article 81 of the EC Treaty provides that all agreements between undertakings, decisions of undertakings and concerted practices which may affect trade between Member States and which have as their objective or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of...

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