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Acoustic JurisprudenceListening to the Trial of Simon Bikindi

Acoustic Jurisprudence: Listening to the Trial of Simon Bikindi

James E K Parker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198735809
eISBN:
9780191799778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735809.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Between September 2006 and December 2008, Simon Bikindi stood trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), accused of inciting genocide with his songs. Bikindi’s trial was ... More

The Authority of International LawObedience, Respect, and Rebuttal

The Authority of International Law: Obedience, Respect, and Rebuttal

Basak Çali

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199685097
eISBN:
9780191765377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book tackles an old, but ever relevant question: does international law enjoy legal authority over domestic orders? If so, what is the form and extent of the authority of international law? The ... More

Formalism and the Sources of International LawA Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules

Formalism and the Sources of International Law: A Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules

Jean d'Aspremont

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696314
eISBN:
9780191732201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696314.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book revisits the theory of the sources of international law from the perspective of formalism. It critically analyzes the virtues of formalism, construed as a theory of law ascertainment, as a ... More

Hierarchy in International LawThe Place of Human Rights

Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights

Erika De Wet and Jure Vidmar (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199647071
eISBN:
9780191738999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647071.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book takes an inductive approach to the question of whether there is a hierarchy in international law, with human rights obligations trumping other duties. It assesses the extent to which such a ... More

How Interpretation Makes International LawOn Semantic Change and Normative Twists

How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Ingo Venzke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The texts of international law cannot talk — they are talked about. They passively submit to the need for interpretation and gain meaning in their use. Contrary to classic and still pervasive ... More

International Law TheoriesAn Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking

International Law Theories: An Inquiry into Different Ways of Thinking

Andrea Bianchi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198725114
eISBN:
9780191792533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725114.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book offers an account of different theoretical approaches to international law and it extends to the reader an invitation to engage with legal thinking. Most international lawyers do not ... More

The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

George H. Aldrich

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The Iran–United States Claims Tribunal is the most important source of international arbitral decisions for at least the past half-century, and its decisions have contributed significantly to the ... More

Just War or Just Peace?Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

Just War or Just Peace?: Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

Simon Chesterman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257997
eISBN:
9780191714023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

The question of the legality of humanitarian intervention is, at first blush, a simple one. The Charter of the United Nations clearly prohibits the use of force, with the only exceptions being ... More

Linguistic JusticeInternational Law and Language Policy

Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Jacqueline Mowbray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646616
eISBN:
9780191745485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

As globalisation and migration produce societies of increasing linguistic diversity, the issue of how to ensure justice between speakers of different languages becomes a pressing social concern. ... More

Necessity in International Law

Necessity in International Law

Jens David Ohlin and Larry May

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190622930
eISBN:
9780190622961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622930.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book aims to trace the various uses of the concept of necessity in international law, with the goal of determining whether there is any overarching unity to these uses across the subdisciplines ... More

The Project of Positivism in International Law

The Project of Positivism in International Law

Mónica García-Salmones Rovira

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685202
eISBN:
9780191765407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685202.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

International legal positivism has been crucial to the development of international law since the nineteenth century. It is often seen as the basis of mainstream or traditional international legal ... More

The Riddle of All ConstitutionsInternational Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Susan Marks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

The promotion of democracy is today a familiar feature of foreign policy, and an accepted part of the activities of international organizations. Should international law join in this move to promote ... More

SovereigntyA Contribution to the Theory of Public and International Law

Sovereignty: A Contribution to the Theory of Public and International Law

Hermann Heller

David Dyzenhaus (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198810544
eISBN:
9780191847813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810544.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This 1927 work addresses the paradox of sovereignty, that is, how the sovereign can be both the highest authority and subject to law. Unlike Kelsen and Schmitt who seek to dissolve the paradox, this ... More

Targeted KillingsLaw and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, and Andrew Altman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The war on terror is remaking conventional warfare. The protracted battle against a non-state organization, the demise of the confinement of hostilities to an identifiable battlefield, the extensive ... More

The Thin Justice of International LawA Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Steven R. Ratner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This book takes a new approach to global justice that integrates the insights of both law and ethics, analysing the international legal order through the lens of contemporary ethical theories. The ... More

Transnational LegalityStateless Law and International Arbitration

Transnational Legality: Stateless Law and International Arbitration

Thomas Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199641956
eISBN:
9780191747793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641956.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

What should we call law when it is not the law of one or several states? Does it actually matter what we call law? How can we take into account the consequences of calling something law when we shape ... More

Unconditional LifeThe Postwar International Law Settlement

Unconditional Life: The Postwar International Law Settlement

Yoriko Otomo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198733812
eISBN:
9780191817250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733812.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Drawing on philosophy, history, and critical theory, this book introduces a new perspective on the significance of post-war international law developments. The book examines the public discourse ... More

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