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29 Sep 2010
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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
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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
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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 the...

29 Sep 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 war,...

11 Aug 2009
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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 the Products,...

11 Aug 2009
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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 the...

28 Jul 2009
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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 peaceful, foreign...

28 Jul 2009
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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
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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
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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
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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 reconcile the...

22 Apr 2009
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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 courts in...

16 Apr 2009
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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. This...

30 Mar 2009
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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 in a completely...

21 Jan 2009
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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 described as...

20 Jan 2009
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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...

16 Jan 2009
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Legitimacy & efficiency inside the security council

Thesis - 17 pages - International law

When the idea of a potential world organization first emerged in 1943, arbitration was soon to be made between maintaining effective power within the scope of a few powers, and the necessity to gain the support from small and medium States. The only possible answer to this dilemma was to initiate...

15 Jan 2009
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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
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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 between...

15 Jan 2009
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...