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Jurisdiction in International Law

Cedric Ryngaert

Abstract

This book examines the international law of jurisdiction, focusing on the areas of law where jurisdiction is most contentious: criminal, antitrust, securities, discovery, and international humanitarian and human rights law. Since F.A. Mann's work in the 1980s, no analytical overview has been attempted of this crucial topic in international law: prescribing the admissible geographical reach of a State's laws. The need for such an overview has grown more pressing in recent years as the traditional framework of the law of jurisdiction, grounded in the principles of sovereignty and territoriality, ... More

Keywords: transatlantic relations, sovereignty, territoriality, subsidiarity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199544714
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544714.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cedric Ryngaert, author
Lecturer in international law, Universities of Utrecht and Leuven