Statute of the International Court of Justice Article 1 The International Court of Justice established by the Charter of the United Nations as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations shall be constituted and shall function in accordance with … Read more . . .
The Charter of the United Nations WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental … Read more . . .
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 1155 U.N.T.S. 331, 8 I.L.M. 679, entered into force Jan. 27, 1980. The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering the fundamental role of treaties in the history of … Read more . . .
Few lawyers have had more influence on President Bush’s legal policies in the “war on terror” than John Yoo…Yoo’s most famous piece of advice was in an August 2002 memorandum stating that the president cannot constitutionally be barred from ordering … Read more . . .
Axis for Peace In Defence of International LawJean Bricmont, Voltaire.net January 19, 2006 A figure of the anti-imperialist movement, Jean Bricmont, member of the BRussells Tribunal executive committee, opened the round table discussion on humanitarian interference during the conference Axis for … Read more . . .
ASIL Insight UN Commission Awards Compensation for Environmental and Public Health Damage from 1990-91 Gulf War By Cymie Payne 10 August 2005 The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) issued its fifth and final report on awards of compensation for environmental … Read more . . .
Experts: Yemen strike not assassination By PAMELA HESSUPI Pentagon Correspondent WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2002 (UPI) — The Hellfire missile strike launched by a CIA-operated drone that killed a top al Qaida militant and five others in a car in Yemen … Read more . . .
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol.5, Spring 1998 Cyberspatial Sovereignties: Offshore Finance, Digital Cash, and the Limits of Liberalism Bill Maurer(1) sovereign (‘sovrin). . .I. sb. 1. a. One who has supremacy or rank above, or authority over, others; … Read more . . .
Is the Authorization Authorized ? Powers and Practice of the UN Security Council to Authorize the Use of Force by ‘Coalitions of the Able and Willing’ by Niels Blokker EJIL (2000), Vol. 11 No. 3, 541-568 Abstract: This article examines … Read more . . .
The war on Afghanistan 2001: Comments in the Canadian parliament Source: Hansard, 30 October 2001 Right Hon. Jean Chr?tien (Prime Minister, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the member should know that the security council (sic) passed a resolution on September 12 saying … Read more . . .
How should the world’s peoples respond to US aggression against Iraq ? by Elias Davidsson, 23rd February, 2003 In the case the United States (and allies) will bomb, invade and occupy Iraq, the international community will face an immense challenge … Read more . . .
Comment on Fernando Teson’s article ‘Defending International Law’ by Elias Davidsson Source: http://law.ubalt.edu/asil/davidsson.html ASIL Centennial Discussion on a Just World Under Law: Why Obey International Law? “Why Obey International Law””, which is the subject of this forum, cannot be answered without deciding what … Read more . . .
Elias Davidsson The Security Council’s Obligations of Good Faith Florida Journal of International Law, Summer 2003, Vol. XV, Number 4, pp. 541-574 Abstract: The paper first demonstrates that the members of the United Nations Security Council are under a legal … Read more . . .
The Attack on the World Trade Center: Legal Responses ‘War’ – Legal Semantics and the Move to Violence by Frédéric Mégret (*) Full text available: PDF formathttp://www.ejil.org/journal/Vol13/No2/art1.html European Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2002 … Read more . . .