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Of Planets and the Universe: Self-contained Regimes in International Law
Contemporary legal practice requires the allocation of authority within a complex system of legal prescriptions. As international law has extended to areas as diverse as trade, environmentalExpand
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NATO, the UN and the use of force: legal aspects
The threat or use of force by NATO without Security Council authorization has assumed importance because of the Kosovo crisis and the debate about a new strategic concept for the Alliance. TheExpand
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The protection of foreign investment by way of treaties and arbitration has recently suffered attacks on its legitimacy. The article turns on human rights concerns in this context and analyses whatExpand
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Symposium: the changing structure of international law revisited (part 4). The 'international community': facing the challenge of globalization
The article seeks to analyse the current state of the 'international community' in the light of different traditions of thought It finds the distinctive element of 'community' in the priorithation ofExpand
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Self-contained regimes*
  • B. Simma
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 1985
On 29 November 1979 the United States of America instituted proceedings before the International Court of Justice against the Islamic Republic of Iran in respect of the seizure and holding asExpand
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Reprisals. Rituals, Rules, Rationales.
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The Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary
This is the first commentary on the UN Charter in the English language to be published since 1969 and the only one in any language to take the practice of the United Nations fully into account.Expand
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