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International Law and Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts

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Book Series: International Humanitarian Law Series ISBN: 9789004202627 9789004227224 Year: DOI: 10.26530/oapen_627418 Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100636
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Sexual violence is a particular brand of evil that women have endured—more than men—during armed conflicts, through the ages. It is a menace that has continued to challenge the conscience of humanity—especially in our times. At the international level, basic laws aimed at preventing it are not in short supply. What is needed is a more conscious determination to enforce existing laws. This book explores ways of doing just that; thereby shoring up international legal protection of women from sexual violence in armed conflicts.

Principles of Islamic International Criminal Law

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Book Series: Brill's Arab and Islamic Laws Series ISBN: 9789004203969 9789004203976 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100622
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The goal of this book is to minimize the misunderstandings and conflicts between International law and Islamic law. The objective is to bring peace into justice and justice into peace for the prevention of violations of human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, and impunity.

Human Rights and the Environment

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Book Series: Queen Mary Studies in International Law ISBN: 9789004188648 9789004189935 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100649
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The book examines the genesis and development of environmental rights (or the Right to Environment) in international law and discusses their philosophical, theoretical and legal underpinnings in the context of sustainable development and the notion of solidarity rights.

Potential Benefits of an Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement

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ISBN: 9781925261608 Year: Pages: 350 DOI: 10.20851/eu-trade Language: English
Publisher: University of Adelaide Press
Subject: Economics
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"Since June 2018 Australia and the European Union have been negotiating a Free Trade Agreement. This book offers insights from recognised experts in the field, from Australia, Europe and Asia, on the potential economic benefits to be reaped from greater economic openness. It addresses issues of direct relevance to both negotiating teams as well as policy makers, academics, and business leaders across Australia and the European Union.&#xD;The book covers 21st century topics such as regulatory cooperation, global value chain connectivity and digital trade. Professional services, audiovisual services, financial services, investment, investor-state dispute settlement and government procurement are explored in depth; as is agriculture and food."&#xD;

Grenzen der Völkerrechtsfreundlichkeit

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ISBN: 101787520191160 9783863953997 Year: Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law
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In the view of the increasingly strong and far-reaching international interdependence of the national legal system, the question as to where the German Basic Law relates concerning the increasing international complexity is becoming ever more important. In response to this, the German Basic Law is said to be a constitution open to international law, which is extracted from the basic principle of ‘Völkerrechtsfreundlichkeit’ (friendliness toward international law). However, it remains vague in which relation such a principle would stand to the rule of law, the principle of democracy or the system of basic rights, if it is inserted into their limitations or constitutes a supreme premise. The focus of this study lays upon the attempt to make the principle of Völkerrechtsfreundlichkeit tangible and to explore its legal content of.

Disasters: Core Concepts and Ethical Theories

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Book Series: Advancing Global Bioethics ISBN: 9783319927220 Year: Pages: 244 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-92722-0 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: General and Civil Engineering --- Law --- Philosophy
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This Open Access Book is the first to examine disasters from a multidisciplinary perspective. Justification of actions in the face of disasters requires recourse both to conceptual analysis and ethical traditions. Part 1 of the book contains chapters on how disasters are conceptualized in different academic disciplines relevant to disasters. Part 2 has chapters on how ethical issues that arise in relation to disasters can be addressed from a number of fundamental normative approaches in moral and political philosophy. This book sets the stage for more focused normative debates given that no one book can be completely comprehensive. Providing analysis of core concepts, and with real-world relevance, this book should be of interest to disaster scholars and researchers, those working in ethics and political philosophy, as well as policy makers, humanitarian actors and intergovernmental organizations..

Estudos de Direito Internacional privado da União Europeia

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Book Series: Ensino ISBN: 9789892611747 Year: Pages: 374 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1175-4 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
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After the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty (1999), and developing the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice created at that time, the European Union institutions approved a set of Union law acts on private international law (conflict of laws and conflicts of jurisdiction). One may therefore speak of a european private international law, whose dispositions, in the matters covered by them, replace the application of the corresponding rules created by the Member States. The present work, besides placing that normative creation of the Union in the respective context, examines some of the most relevant among those acts (on contractual obligations, extracontractual obligations, maintenance obligations, divorce and legal separation, succession and jurisdiction and recognition of decisions in civil and commercial matters), and includes also an essay on the jurisprudential trends of the European Court of Justice with relevance to this field of the law.

From Bilateral Arbitral Tribunals and Investment Courts to a Multilateral Investment Court

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Book Series: European Yearbook of International Economic Law ISBN: 9783662597323 Year: Pages: 222 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-59732-3 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Law
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This open access book considers the potential setup for a future Multilateral Investment Court (MIC). The option of an MIC was first discussed by the EU Commission in 2016 and has since been made an official element of the EU Common Commercial Policy. In 2017, UNCITRAL also decided to discuss the possibility of an MIC, and on 20 March 2018, the Council of the EU gave the EU Commission the mandate to negotiate the creation of an MIC. The “feasibility study” presented here is intended to contribute to a broader discussion on the options for a new international court specialized in investment protection. The cornerstones of such a new permanent court are a strict orientation on the rule of law, reduced costs of investment protection, transparency considerations, aspects of consistency in case law, and the effective enforceability of MIC decisions.

Urteilsabsprachen im Strafprozess - die deutsche Regelung im Vergleich mit Entwicklungen in England & Wales, Frankreich und Polen

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Book Series: Göttinger Studien zu den Kriminalwissenschaften ISBN: 9783863950187 Year: Pages: 321 DOI: 10.17875/gup2011-130 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law
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Absprachen im Strafprozess werden seit vielen Jahren in Politik, Rechtsprechung und Rechtswissenschaft umfassend und kontrovers diskutiert. Auch das „Gesetz zur Regelung der Verständigung im Strafverfahren“ hat die Diskussion nicht verstummen lassen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung würdigt dieses Gesetz unter Her-anziehung ausgewählter, alternativer Lösungsmodelle aus dem In- und Ausland. Berücksichtigung finden die Rechtsordnungen von England & Wales, Frankreich und Polen. Grundlage für den rechtsvergleichenden Teil ist ein an der Abteilung für Kriminologie, Jugendstrafrecht und Strafvollzug der rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen durchgeführtes internationales Forschungsprojekt.

The law in the information and risk society

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ISBN: 9783863950125 Year: Pages: 181 DOI: 10.17875/gup2011-128 Language: English
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law --- Business and Management --- Economics --- Political Science
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The information and risk society poses a new challenge for the law in all its fragments. Modern media communication and technologies increase people’s prosperity while stating new risks with not uncommonly devastating crisis-potential: The banking crisis, the safety net for the euro zone and the nuclear incident in Fukushima are only the latest forms of those specific modern common dangers which the law is facing – in many cases due to it’s domestically limited validity - not or not sufficiently prepared. In order to promote the international dialog within the jurisprudence there was a conference in October 2010 held by the faculty of law of the Georg-August-Universität, supported by the chair of GAU, together with the faculty of Seoul National University School of Law discussing main issues of law in a modern information and risk society. With this volume the results of this convention shall be made accessible to everybody interested. Thereby it illustrates not only the variety of new issues and aspects, but also reveals that this can only be the beginning on the way to a deeper understanding of the complex correlations. Volume 10 in the series „Göttinger Juristische Schriften“ The series is published by the Faculty of Law of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen und makes events at the faculty publicly available.

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