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Michigan Guidelines On The International Protection Of Refugees, James C. Hathaway Jan 2019

Michigan Guidelines On The International Protection Of Refugees, James C. Hathaway

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The Michigan Guidelines on the International Protection of Refugees are the result of a collective endeavor of hundreds of scholars, advocates, judges, and international officials to tackle some of the most important and challenging questions in international refugee law. This volume presents 20 years of the Guidelines — the consensus work of senior Michigan Law students and experts from around the world on cutting-edge refugee law concerns — in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Russian).

The Guidelines address five of the most difficult issues of refugee status: what is the meaning of a “well-founded fear”; when may refugee …


Same-Sex Couples - Comparative Insights On Marriage And Cohabitation, Macarena Sáez May 2015

Same-Sex Couples - Comparative Insights On Marriage And Cohabitation, Macarena Sáez

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This book shows six different realities of same-sex families. They range from full recognition of same-sex marriage to full invisibility of gay and lesbian individuals and their families. The broad spectrum of experiences presented in this book share some commonalities: in all of them legal scholars and civil society are moving legal boundaries or thinking of spaces within rigid legal systems for same-sex families to function. In all of them there have been legal claims to recognize the existence of same-sex families. The difference between them lies in the response of courts. Regardless of the type of legal system, when …


Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism, And The Foundations Of International Law, Mortimer N.S. Sellers Jan 2012

Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism, And The Foundations Of International Law, Mortimer N.S. Sellers

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Summary: "This book determines the boundary between parochial and cosmopolitan justice. To what extent should law recognize or support the political, historical, cultural, and economic differences among nations? Ten lawyers and philosophers from five continents consider whether certain states or persons deserve special treatment or exemptions or heightened duties under international law. Parochialism and cosmopolitanism are the two faces of international law, which recognizes our common humanity by protecting us in our differences"-- Provided by publisher.


The Rule Of Law In Comparative Perspective, Mortimer N.S. Sellers, Tadeusz Tomaszewski Mar 2009

The Rule Of Law In Comparative Perspective, Mortimer N.S. Sellers, Tadeusz Tomaszewski

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This new volume on The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective compares the different conceptions of the rule of law that have developed in different legal cultures. Lawyers and legal scholars from various legal systems describe the social purposes and practical applications of the rule of law, and how it might be improved in the varied circumstances of their own courts and politics.

This book will be of interest to lawyers, judges, public officials, and to all those wishing to improve the fundamental structures of their own legal systems, by bringing equal justice to every person subject to the power …


The Internationalization Of Law And Legal Education, Jan Klabbers, Mortimer N.S. Sellers Mar 2009

The Internationalization Of Law And Legal Education, Jan Klabbers, Mortimer N.S. Sellers

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The internationalization of commerce and contemporary life has led to a globalization of legal standards and practices. The essays in this text explore this new reality and suggest ways in which the new legal order can be made more just and effective.


Peace Agreement Drafting Guide: Darfur, Paul Williams, Matthew Simpson, Christina Sheetz Jan 2007

Peace Agreement Drafting Guide: Darfur, Paul Williams, Matthew Simpson, Christina Sheetz

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The Public International Law & Policy Group's (PILPG) Peace Agreement Drafting Guide: Darfur is a comprehensive peace agreement drafting handbook tailored to the upcoming Darfur peace negotiations. The drafting guide presents core elements of relevant topics, outlines the Darfur Peace Agreement (DPA) provisions related to those topics, and provides sample language parties may wish to consider when drafting future provisions. The Darfur Peace Agreement is divided into six chapters: Power Sharing, Wealth Sharing, Ceasefire and Final Security Arrangements, Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation, General Provisions, and Implementation Modalities and Timelines. The Darfur Peace Agreement also includes six annextures detailing previous agreements …


Legal Interoperability Issues In International Cooperation Measures To Secure The Maritime Commons, Craig Allen Dec 2006

Legal Interoperability Issues In International Cooperation Measures To Secure The Maritime Commons, Craig Allen

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Contains papers submitted at a workshop sponsored by the William B. Ruger Chair of National Security Economics, Newport, Rhode Island 6-8 November, 2006.


Towards Principled Oceans Governance: Australian And Canadian Approaches And Challenges, Donald R. Rothwell, David Vanderzwaag Jan 2006

Towards Principled Oceans Governance: Australian And Canadian Approaches And Challenges, Donald R. Rothwell, David Vanderzwaag

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Australia and Canada have been at the forefront of efforts to operationalize integrated oceans and coastal management. Throughout the 1990s both countries devoted considerable effort to developing strategies to give effect to international ocean management obligations.

This key book focuses on principles of marine environmental conservation and management, maritime regulation and enforcement, and regional maritime planning and implementation. With contributions from respected scholars, this informative book collectively assesses the obligations, compliance, implementation and trends in international ocean law, particularly in giving effect to an Oceans Policy, regional maritime planning, international oceans governance, and maritime security. This book will be of …


Atoms And The Law, E. Blythe Stason, Samuel D. Estep, William J. Pierce Jan 1959

Atoms And The Law, E. Blythe Stason, Samuel D. Estep, William J. Pierce

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Early in 1951 a group of interested members of the faculty of The University of Michigan Law School conceived the idea of a research project, the purpose of which would be to investigate the principal unique legal problems being created and likely to be created in the future by peaceful uses of atomic energy. The group planned the preparation and publication of a series of manuscripts which might ultimately emerge as one or more printed volumes dealing with the legal problems affecting this new form of energy. Many phases of the subject were scrutinized, including the rule-making and licensing powers …


A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.2: The Maritime Law, Edwin D. Dickinson Jan 1924

A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.2: The Maritime Law, Edwin D. Dickinson

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“The following collection of cases and other authorities on the Law of Admiralty requires prefatory comment in at least two particulars.

In the first place, the collection is incomplete. It has been necessary to keep within rather definite limits of space. Within those limits it has seemed better to develop selected topics somewhat fully, leaving out others altogether, rather than to spread the collection out over as much of the field as one would like to include….

In the second place, the collection is tentative. There are no footnotes and such materials as are usually thus included must be supplied …


A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.1: The Jurisdiction Of Admiralty Courts, Edwin D. Dickinson Jan 1924

A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.1: The Jurisdiction Of Admiralty Courts, Edwin D. Dickinson

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“The following collection of cases and other authorities on the Law of Admiralty requires prefatory comment in at least two particulars.

In the first place, the collection is incomplete. It has been necessary to keep within rather definite limits of space. Within those limits it has seemed better to develop selected topics somewhat fully, leaving out others altogether, rather than to spread the collection out over as much of the field as one would like to include….

In the second place, the collection is tentative. There are no footnotes and such materials as are usually thus included must be supplied …


A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.3: The Reception And Modification Of Maritime Law, Edwin D. Dickinson Jan 1924

A Selection Of Cases And Other Authorities On The Law Of Admiralty, Pt.3: The Reception And Modification Of Maritime Law, Edwin D. Dickinson

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“The following collection of cases and other authorities on the Law of Admiralty requires prefatory comment in at least two particulars.

In the first place, the collection is incomplete. It has been necessary to keep within rather definite limits of space. Within those limits it has seemed better to develop selected topics somewhat fully, leaving out others altogether, rather than to spread the collection out over as much of the field as one would like to include….

In the second place, the collection is tentative. There are no footnotes and such materials as are usually thus included must be supplied …


The Equality Of States In International Law, Edwin Dewitt Dickinson Jan 1920

The Equality Of States In International Law, Edwin Dewitt Dickinson

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The author has attempted in this volume to present the equality of states as it appears in the theory of international law and also as it is affected by common usage. Theoretical aspects of the subject are considered in chapters dealing with the sources of the principle, its origin, and its significance in the writings of modem publicists and in illustrative documents. The opinion that Grotius first established the principle in international law is examined and evidence is adduced which indicates that the opinion is erroneous. The equality of states as affected by common usage is really their inequality or …