INRL 5002

INRL 5002

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Lecturer: Dr. Michelle Scobie

 

 

BASIC TEXTS AVAILABLE AT:- NGL-Norman Girvan Library; AJL- Alma Jordan Library

1.       Armstrong, J. D., and Jutta Brunee. 2009. Routledge handbook of international law / edited by David Armstrong ; editorial board, Jutta Brunee ... [et al.], Handbook of international law: Routledge. View online: Click here Call number: KZ1250 .R68 2009 (NGL- General ; AJL-General)

2.       Armstrong, J. D., Theo Farrell, and Helene Lambert. 2012. International law and international relations / David Armstrong, Theo Farrell, and Helene Lambert, Themes in international relations: Cambridge University Press. Call number: KZ3410 .A77 2012 (NGL-General; AJL-Reserve)

3.       Aust, Anthony. 2010. Handbook of international law / Anthony Aust: Cambridge University Press. Call number: KZ3410 .A97 2010 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

4.       Bederman, David J. 2008.   Globalization and international law.   New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Call number: KZ3410 .B425 2008 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

5.       Besson, Samantha, and John Tasioulas. 2010. The Philosophy of International Law. OUP Oxford.  View Online: Click here; Call number: KZ3410 .P45 2010 (NGL-Reserve)

6.      Bossche, Peter Van den, and Werner Zdouc. 2013. The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials. 3 edition. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.  View online: Click here; Call number: K4610 .B67 2013 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

7.       Breau, Susan. 2013. Questions & Answers International Law 2013-2014: Law Revision and Study Guide. Third Edition. Law Questions & Answers.  Call number: KZ 1242 .B74 (NGL-General)

8.       Brownlie, Ian. 2003. Principles of public international law / by Ian Brownlie: Oxford University Press. View Online: Click hereCall number: KZ3225.B76 A37 2003 (NGL- Reserve; AJL-General)

9.       Cali, Basak, ed. 2010. International Law for International Relations. 1 edition. Oxford UK ; New York: Oxford University Press. Call number: KZ3410 .I5794 2010 (NGL-General/Reserve; AJL-General)

10.   Cassese, Antonio. 2005. International law / Antonio Cassese: Oxford University Press. Call number: KZ3395.C25 A35 2005 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

11.   Chuah, Jason. 2009. Law of International Trade. London: Sweet and Maxwell. Call number: K3943 .H68 2009 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

12.   Crawford, James, and Martti Koskenniemi. 2012. The Cambridge companion to international law / edited by James Crawford and Martti Koskenniemi ; assistant editor Surabhi Ranganathan, Cambridge companions to law: Cambridge University Press. View online: Click here; Call number: KZ3410 .C35 2012 (NGL-General)

13.   Crawford, James. 2013. Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law. 8 edition. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.  View online: Click here; Call number: KZ3225.B76 A37 2012 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

14.   Dixon, Martin, Robert McCorquodale, and Sarah Williams. 2011. Cases and Materials on International Law. 5 edition. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.  View online: Click here; Call number: KZ1242.5 .D59 2011 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

15.   Dixon, Martin. 2007. Textbook on international law / Martin Dixon: Oxford University Press. Call number: KZ3225.D59 A38 2007 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

16.   Epps, Valerie. 2009. International law / Valerie Epps: California Academic Press. Call number: KZ1242 .E67 2009 (NGL-General)

17.   Evans, Malcolm, ed. 2014. International Law. Fourth Edition. Oxford University Press. View online: Click here; Call number: KZ1242 .I573 2014 (AJL-Reserve)

18.   Evans, Malcolm. 2013. Blackstone’s International Law Documents. 11 edition. Oxford University Press. Call number: KZ64 .B53 2013 (AJL-Reserve)

19.   Harris, D. J. 2010. Cases and Materials on International Law. 7th edition. London: Sweet & Maxwell. Call number: KZ1242.5 .H37 2015 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

20.   Higgins, Rosalyn. 1995.  Problems and process: international law and how we use it (Oxford: Oxford University Press. Call number: JX3091 .H54 1994 (NGL-General)

21.   Kaczorowska, Alina. 2010. Public international law / Alina Kaczorowska: Routledge. View Online: Click here; Calll number: KZ3410 .K33 2010 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

22.   Ku, Charlotte. 2013. International Law, International Relations and Global Governanc: Routledge. Call number: KZ1268 .K8 2012 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

23.   Lowe, A. V. 2007. International law / Vaughan Lowe, Clarendon law series: Oxford University Press.  View Online: Click here; Call number: KZ1242 .L69 2007 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

24.   Lowenfeld, Andreas F. 2008.   International Economic Law.  Oxford: Oxford University Press. Call number: K3941 .L69 2008 (NGL-Reserve)

25.   Malanczuk, Peter.  1997.  Akehurst's modern introduction to international law.  London: Routledge. View online: Click hereCall number: KZ1242 .M35 1997 (NGL-General/Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

26.   McCorquodale, Robert, and Martin Dixon. 2003. Cases and materials on international law / Robert McCorquodale, Martin Dixon, International law: Oxford University Press. View online: Click here; Call number: KZ1242.5 .D59 2011 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

27.   Moeckli, Daniel, Sangeeta Shah, Sandesh Sivakumaran, and David Harris. 2014. International Human Rights Law. 2 edition. Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Call number: K3240 .I5789 2014 (AJL-Reserve)

28.   Murphy, Sean D. 2006. Principles of international law / by Sean D. Murphy, Concise hornbook series: Thomson/West. Call number; KZ3410 .M873 2006 (NGL-General)

29.   Orford, Anne, Florian Hoffmann, and Martin Clark. 2016. The Oxford handbook of the theory of international law / edited by Anne Orford and Florian Hoffmann with Martin Clark, Theory of international law. Call number: KZ3410 .O925 2016 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

30.   Shaw, Malcolm N. 2014. International Law. 7 edition. Cambridge etc.: Cambridge University Press. View online: Click here; Call number: KZ3275 .S53 2014 (AJL-Reserve)

31.   Simmons, Beth A., and Richard H. Steinberg. 2006. International law and international relations / edited by Beth A. Simmons and Richard H. Steinberg, International organization: Cambridge University Press. View online: Click hereCall number: KZ1250 .I537 2006 (NGL-General)

 

TOPIC 1: NATURE AND ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

1. Historical development of International Law

2. International law theories 

3. International law, politics and the international system

4. International law and national legal systems

 
 
READINGS 

1. ** Dupuy, Pierre-Marie. 2005. "Some Reflections on Contemporary International Law and the Appeal to Universal Values: A Response to Martti Koskenniemi." European Journal of International Law 16, no. 1: 131137. Click here 

2. ** Simpson, Gerry. The Situation on the International Legal Theory Front: The Power of Rules and the Rule of Power.   European Journal of International Law, 11(2000), 439-464 Click here

3. **Berman, Paul Schiff, From International Law to Law and Globalization. Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 43, p. 485, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=700668 Click here

4. **Megret, Frederic,   (August 4, 2008). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Oxford University Press, 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1200782 Click here

5. **Shelton,Dinah.  Normative Hierarchy in International Law. The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 100, No. 2 (Apr., 2006), pp. 291-323 Click here Available Jstor (ask library staff for assistance)

6. Bederman, David J. 2008 Globalization and international law.   New York: Palgrave Macmillan, View Online: Click here; Call number: KZ3410 .B425 2008 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

7. Besson, Samantha and Tasioulas, John. 2010.  eds. The philosophy of international law.  Oxford University Press, 2010, Oxford,   New York.  View Online: Click here; Call number: KZ3410 .P45 2010 (NGL-Reserve)

8. Koskenniemi, Martti.   The Politics of International Law – 20 Years Later.  European Journal of International Law 2009 20(1):7-19. Click here

9.  Preiser, Wolfgang.  History of International Law, Basic Questions and Principles. in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com] Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

 

TOPIC 2:  SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

1. Traditional sources and the Fragmentation of International Law: 

2. Treaties, Custom, General Principles of Law, Judicial Decisions and Writings of Jurists

3. United Nations Resolutions

4. Equity

5. Codes of conduct, Private Standard Setting

6. Public Private Partnerships

7. Soft law 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

 Statute of the International Court of Justice Click here

 Lybia/Malta Case.1985. Click here

 North Sea Continental Shelf Cases.1969. Click here

 Asylum Case.1950. Click here

 Anglo-Norwegian Fisheries Case 1951.  Click here

 Dissenting Opinion of Judge Taneka, South-West Africa Case Click here

 Abu Dhabi Arbitration 

 Chorzow Factory Case  Click here

 
READINGS

1. ** Friedrich Jürgen  Legal Challenges of Nonbinding Instruments: The Case of the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. Vol. 09 No. 11: 1540. Click here

2. **Cohen, Harlan Grant, Finding International Law: Rethinking the Doctrine of Sources. Iowa Law Review, Vol. 93, 2007. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=983579 Click here

3. **Hillgenberg, Hartmut. 1999. "A fresh look at soft law." European Journal of International Law 10, no. 3: 499.  Click here

4. Abbott, Kenneth W  Public Private Partnership.   in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com] Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

5. Friedrich, Jürgen.  Codes of Conduct, in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com], Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

6. Friedrich, Jürgen.  Environment, Private Standard-Setting. in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com], Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

7. Pauwelyn, Joost  Fragmentation of International Law. in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com] Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

8. Talmon, S., “The Security Council As World Legislature”, American Journal of International Law 99 (2005) Click here

 

TOPIC 3:  THE LAW OF TREATIES 

1. Making of Treaties

2. Reservations

3. Entry into force

4. Application

5. Amendment and Modification

6. Interpretation

7. Invalidity, termination, Suspension

8. Dispute Settlement

9. International Transactions between states and other subjects of International Law 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

 Reservations to the Convention on Genocide Case (1951), Harris: 754. Click here

 Interpretation of Peace Treaties Case (1950), Harris: 767-768. Click here

 
READINGS

1. **   Newell, Virginia, and Benedict Sheehy. 2006. "Corporate Militaries and States: Actors, Interactions, and Reactions." Texas International Law Journal 41, no. 1: 67-101. Available- EbscoHost (ask library staff how to access it)

2. ** Maniruzzaman, A.F.M. 2001. "State Contracts in Contemporary International Law: Monist versus Dualist Controversies."European Journal of International Law 12, no. 2: Click here

3. ** McLean, Janet. 2003. "Government to State: Globalization ,Regulation, and Governments as Legal Persons." Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 10, no. 1: 173. Click here

4. **Marboe, Irmgard and Reinisch, August  Contracts between States and Foreign Private Law Persons.  in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]  Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

5. Anderson, W. "Treaty Implementation in Caribbean Law and Practice," Caribbean Law Review 8 (1998): 185. Click here

6. Anderson, W. "Treaty Making in Caribbean Law and Practice: The Question of Parliamentary Participation" Caribbean Law Review 8 (1998): 75. Click here

7. Goodman, R. “Human Rights Treaties, Involved Reservations, and State Consent,”  American Journal of International Law 96 (2002): 531 Click here

8. Mc Lachlan, C., “The Principle of Systemic Integration And Article 31(3) (c) of The Vienna Convention”, International and Comparative Law Quarterly 54 (2005): 279. 9. Vagts, D.  “The United States and it Treaties: Observance and Breach, American Journal of International Law 95 (2001): 315 Click here

9. Vagts, D. “The United States and it Treaties: Observance and Breach, American Journal of International Law 95 (2001): 315 Click here

 

TOPIC 4:  SUBJECTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

1. Legal personality

2. States, Peoples rights to self-determination

3. Corporations, Individuals and International Organisations 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

 Montevideo Convention on Rights and Duties of States, 1933. Click here

 Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Territories and Peoples 1960. Click here

 Western Sahara Case 1975. Click here

 Brownlie, Ian. 1979.  Principles of Public International Law. Clarendon Press, Oxford. (Latest edition 2003). Chap. 4. Call number: KZ3225.B76 A37 2003 (NGL-General/Reserve; AJL-General)

 Harris, D.J. 1998. Cases and Materials on International Law.  Sweet & Maxwell. (Latest edition -2004) Chap 6. Call number: KZ1242.5 .H37 2015 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-Reserve)

 Shaw, Malcolm.  2008.  International Law. Cambridge University Press. Chap 5. View online: Click here; Call number: KZ3275 .S53 2014 (AJL-Reserve)

 
READINGS

1. **Duruigbo, Emeka. 2008. "Corporate Accountability and Liability for International Human Rights Abuses: Recent Changes and Recurring Challenges." Journal of International Human Rights 6, no. 2: 222-261 Click here

2. **Spiermann, . 2007. Twentieth Century Internationalism in Law. European Journal of International Law 18, no. 5, (November 1): 785-814. Click here

3. Charney, Jonathan I., Anticipatory Humanitarian Intervention, in American Journal of International Law, Vol. 93, No. 4, October 1999, pp. 834-841. Click here Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

4. Glennon, Michael J., The New Interventionism: The Search for a Just International Law, in: Foreign Affairs, vol. 78, 1999, no. 3, pp. 2-7. Click here 

 

 

TOPIC 5: JURISDICTION AND IMMUNITIES FROM JURISDICTION

1. Types of Jurisdiction

2. Individual Criminal Responsibility

3. Multiple Nationality

4. Sovereign Immunity

5. Diplomatic Law 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

 The Lotus Case (1927) Click here

 The Schooner Exchange v. McFaddon (1812)  Click here

Pinochet Cases Click here

 Eichmann Case Click here

 Kuwait Airways Corp. v. Iraqi Airways Co. (1995) Click here

 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961. Click here

 Anglo-Norwegian Fisheries Case, (1951). Click here

 Dem. Rep. Congo v. Belg., 2002 I.C.J. 3 Click here

 Juan  Ysmael  &  Co., Inc.  V. Government  of  The  Republic  of  Indonesia.  [1954] 3 W.L.R. 531. Click here

 
 
READINGS

1. **Sunga, Lyal S. 1998. "The Crimes within the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (Part II, Articles 5--10)." European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice 6, no. 4: 61-83.  ) Click here

2. **Van Sliedregt, Elies. 2006. "Criminal Responsibility in International Law: Liability Shaped By Policy Goals and Moral Outrage. "European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice 14, no. 1: 81-114   Available- EbscoHost (ask library staff how to access it)

3. Kwiatkowska, Barbara. Barbados/Trinidad and Tobago. Award on Jurisdiction and Merits. The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, No. 1 (Jan., 2007), pp. 149-157 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

4. Oxman, Bernard H.  Jurisdiction of States in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com] Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

5. Oxman, Bernard H.  The M/V "Saiga" (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines v. Guinea). ITLOS Case No. 1.: The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 92, No. 2 (Apr., 1998), pp. 278-282. Click here

6. Spiro, Peter J.   Multiple Nationality   in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]   Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

 

TOPIC 6:  STATE RESPONSIBILITY

1. Nature of State Responsibility

2. 2001 International Law Commission Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts 

3. State Responsibility for violations of international law

4. Principles of Cessation and Reparation

5. Forms of Reparation

6. Breaches of Peremptory Norms

7. The Injured State and Other Interested States

8. Countermeasures

9. Diplomatic Protection 

10. State succession (in treaties and other matters) 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

 Ambatielos Arbitration, Harris   Click here

 Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Co., Bishop   Click here

B. P. v Libya (1974), Harris  Click here

 Nottebohm Case, Harris Click here

 Ranking v. Iran (US v Iran), Harris

   
  
READINGS

1. **Crawford, James R. State Responsibility in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]  Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

2. Abass, A  “Consent Precluding State Responsibility: A Critical Analysis”  International and Comparative Law Quarterly 53 (2004): 211 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

3. Gao, . 2009. Comments on Guyana v. Suriname. Chinese Journal of International Law 8, no. 1, (March 1): 191-203.  Available- EbscoHost (ask library staff how to access it)

4. Lentz, C.. 2010. A State's Duty to Prevent and Respond to Cyberterrorist Acts. Chicago Journal of International Law 10, no. 2, (January 1): 799-823. Click here 

5. Nollkemper, A. “Concurrence Between Individual Responsibility and State Responsibility in International Law”  International and Comparative Law Quarterly 52 (2003): 615 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

6. Rosenstock, R. The ILC and State Responsibility”  American Journal of International Law 96 (2002): 792 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

 

TOPIC 7:  SETTLEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL DISPUTES BY PEACEFUL MEANS AND USE OF FORCE

1. Diplomatic methods

a. Negotiation

b. Good Offices

c. Enquiry

d. Mediation

e. Conciliation

f. Arbitration

2. Adjudication or Judicial Settlement

3. The United Nations And Security

a. Chapter VI Measures

b. Action under Chapter VII

c. Measures involving and not involving the use of Force

4. International institutions and Dispute Settlement 

 
READINGS 

1. **Briese, R., and S. Schill. 2009. DJIBOUTI v FRANCE*: SELF-JUDGING CLAUSES BEFORE THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE. Melbourne Journal of International Law 10, no. 1, (May 1): 308-328.  Click here 

2. **Gerson, A. “Peace-building: The Private Sector’s Role.”  American Journal of International Law 95: (2001):102 Click here

3. **Wedgwood, R., “The ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Israeli Security Fence and the Limits of Self-Defense”, American Journal of International Law 99 (2005): 52 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

4. Bellamy, A. “Ethics and Intervention: The `Humanitarian Exception and the Problem of Abuse in the Case of Iraq,”  Journal of Peace Research 41 (2004): 131 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

5. Boothby, W. H., W. H. von Heinegg, J. B. Michael, M. N. Schmitt, and T. C. Wingfield. 2012. "When Is a Cyberattack a Use of Force or an Armed Attack?" Computer 45 (8):82-84. Click here

6. Boyle,  Alan  Environmental Dispute Settlement  in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]  Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

7. Brower II Charles H   Arbitration   in R. Wolfrum (Ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]  Call number: K3820 .I5835 2015 (AJL-General)

8. Eliosson, J. (Interview) "The UN and Humanitarian Assistance," Journal of International Affairs 48 no. 2 (1995): 491.

9. Hathaway, O. A., R. Crootof, P. Levitz, H. Nix, A. Nowlan, W. Perdue, and J. Spiegel. 2012. "The Law of Cyber-Attack." California Law Review 100 (4):817-885. Click here

10. Higgins, R. “The ICJ, The ECCJ, and the Integrity of International Law,”  International and Comparative Law Quarterly 62 (2003): 1 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

11. Huth, P., S. Croco, and B. Appel. 2012. "Law and the Use of Force in World Politics: The Varied Effects of Law on the Exercise of Military Power in Territorial Disputes." International Studies Quarterly 56 (1):17-31. Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

12. Kinacioglu, M. 2012. "'War on Terror' and Hegemony: International Law-Making Regarding Terrorism After 9/11." Uluslararasi Iliskiler-International Relations 8 (32):67-84. Click here Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

13. Larsen, K. M. 2014. "International law of military force: Guidelines or rules of law?" Internasjonal Politikk 72 (1):91-101

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14. Lee, T. H. 2014. "The Law of War and the Responsibility to Protect Civilians: A Reinterpretation." Harvard International Law Journal 55 (2):251-321. Click here

15. O'Connell, M. E., and M. Niyazmatov. 2012. "What is Aggression? Comparing the Jus ad Bellum and the ICC Statute." Journal of International Criminal Justice 10 (1):189-207 click here

16. Ruys, T. 2014. "THE MEANING OF "FORCE" AND THE BOUNDARIES OF THE JUS AD BELLUM: ARE "MINIMAL" USES OF FORCE EXCLUDED FROM UN CHARTER ARTICLE 2(4)?" American Journal of International Law 108 (2):159-210. doi: 10.5305/amerjintelaw.108.2.0159. Click here

17. Wills, A. G. 2012. "The Crime of Aggression and the Resort to Force against Entities in Statu Nascendi." Journal of International Criminal Justice 10 (1):83-110. doi: 10.1093/jicj/mqr062. Click here

 

TOPIC 8: THE LAW OF THE SEA

1. The Territorial Sea

2. The Contiguous zone

3. The exclusive economic zone

4. Land locked states

5. The High Seas

6. The continental shelf

7. The International Seabed

8. The Caribbean Sea

9. New and emerging issues- Natural resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) 

 
CASES AND MATERIALS

1. ITLOS: Case Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Exploitation of Swordfish Stocks in the SouthEastern Pacific Ocean (Chile/European Community), International Legal Materials 40 (2001), p.475 Click here

2. The Anglo Norwegian Fisheries Case, Harris Click here

3. North Sea Continental Shelf Cases, (1969), Harris. Click here

4. Case Concerning the Continental Shelf  (Tunisia v. Libya), Harris. Click here

5. Libya/Malta Continental Shelf case, [1985] ICJ Rep 13. Click here

6. Reference re Mineral and Other Offshore Resources of the Continental Shelf, 90 ILR 234, at 262-5. (Canadian case)  Click here

7. IQ: Case Concerning Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions Between Qatar and Bahrain, International Legal Materials  Vol. XL (2001): 847

8. ‘Agenda 21’ UN ‘Report of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development’ (3–14 June 1992) UN Doc A/CONF.151/26/Rev.1(vol I) Annex II. Click here

9. Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (adopted 4 August 1995, entered into force 11 December 2001) 2167 UNTS 3. Click here

10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ‘Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas’ (approved 24 November 1993).  Click here

11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ‘Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries’ (adopted 31 October 1995). Click here

12. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ‘Model Scheme on Port State Measures to Combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing’ (2005)  Click here

13. ‘Report of the Review Conference on the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks’ (5 July 2006) UN Doc A/Conf.210/2006/15. Click here

14. Southern Bluefin Tuna Cases (New Zealand v Japan; Australia v Japan) (Provisional Measures) ITLOS Cases Nos 3, 4 (27 August 1999). Click here

15. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (concluded 10 December 1982, entered into force 16 November 1994) 1833 UNTS 3. Click here

16. Fisheries Jurisdiction Case (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland v Iceland) (Merits) [1974] ICJ Rep 3. Click here

17. International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (signed 2 November 1973, entered into force 2 October 1983) 1340 UNTS 184 (MARPOL Convention).  Click here

 

See IMO website for the most important conventions 

READINGS

1. Anderson, Winston. The Law of Caribbean Marine Pollution (International Environmental Law & Policy Series, Kluwer Law International, 1997). Call number: KGJ672 .A85 1997 (AJL-General/ Reserve)

2. Francis, A. "Treaty Between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Venezuela on the Delimitation of the Marine and Submarine Areas: An Analysis," International Journal of Estmarine and Coastal Law 6 (1991): 169. Click here

3. Lowe, V. “ITLOS The M/V Saga: The First Case in the International Tribunal for Law of the Sea, International and Comparative Law Quarterly  48 (1999): 187.

4. Oxman, B. et al.  "TheMN 'Saiga"' (no. 2) (St.  Vincent and the Grenadines v. Guinea), Judgement (ITLOS Case no. 2), American Journal of International Law 94 (2000): 140. Click here

5. **Kontorovich, E.. 2009. Universal jurisdiction-piracy-international criminal law-UN Convention on the Law of the Sea-Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation. The American Journal of International Law 103, no. 4, (October 1): 734-740.

6. **Treves, . 2009. Piracy, Law of the Sea, and Use of Force: Developments off the Coast of Somalia. European Journal of International Law 20, no. 2, (April 1): 399-414. Click here

7. Leary, David. 2019. "Agreeing to disagree on what we have or have not agreed on: The current state of play of the BBNJ negotiations on the status of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction."  Marine Policy 99:21-29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.10.031. Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

 
 
TOPIC 9:   INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND HUMANITARIAN LAW

1. International Protection of human rights

2. International humanitarian law

3. The United Nations system and declared human rights 

4. The United Nations and implementation of human rights 

 
READINGS

1. “Preliminary Remarks”, The Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949 (International Committee of the Red Cross) Click here

2. Hladik, J., “Marking of Cultural Property with the Distinctive Emblem of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict”, International Review of the Red Cross 86 (2004): 379. Click here

3. **AMERASINGHE, C.. 2008. The Bosnia Genocide Case. Leiden Journal of International Law 21, no. 2, (June 1): 411-428.    Click here

4. **Scott Jerbi. "Business and Human Rights at the UN: What Might Happen Next?." Human Rights Quarterly 31, no. 2 (2009): 299-320. http://muse.jhu.edu/ 

5. Turack, D.. 2009. ENDING IMPUNITY IN AFRICA: THE CHARLES TAYLOR TRIAL AT THE SPECIAL COURT FOR SIERRA LEONE. Journal of Third World Studies 26, no. 2, (October 1): 191-202. Available- EbscoHost (ask library staff how to access it)

6. Buergenthal, Thomas. The Evolving International Human Rights System. The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 100, No. 4 (Oct., 2006), pp. 783-807 Available- EbscoHost/ Jstor (ask library staff how to access it)

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