Description : In the freshest international law text in 20 years, Christopher C. Joyner offers a critical assessment of international legal rules in the early 21st century as they are applied by governments to the real world.
Description : A nation's prosperity depends not only on the willingness of its businesses to export goods and services, and of its citizens and residents to travel to take advantage of opportunities overseas, but also on the willingness of the businesses and citizens of other nations to cross the nation's borders to do business. Economic expansion, and parallel increases in tourism and immigration, have brought Australians more frequently into contact with the laws and legal systems of other nations. In particular, in recent years, trade with partners in the Asia-Pacific Region has become increasingly important to the nation's future. At the same time, Australian courts are faced with a growing number of disputes involving foreign facts and parties. In recognition of these developments, and the need to ensure that the applicable rules meet the needs both of transacting parties and society, the Attorney-General's Department launched in 2012 a full review of Australian rules of private international law. This collection examines the state and future of Australian private international law against the background of the Attorney-General's review. The contributors approach the topic from a variety of perspectives (judge, policy maker, practitioner, academic) and with practical and theoretical insights as to operation of private international law rules in Australia and other legal systems.
Author by : Canadian Council on International Law. Conference
Languange : en
Publisher by : Kluwer Law International B.V.
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Description : The Canadian Council on International Law was founded in 1972 by a group of some of Canada's leading and most distinguished scholars and practitioners in international law. The Council supports the development and exchange of ideas amongst a community of persons interested in international law with particular focus on the Canadian perspective on international matters. To this end, one of the major activities of the Council is to hold an annual conference. This year's conference proceedings comprise a collection of essays written by leading academics and practitioners on the theme: Looking Ahead: International Law in the 21st Century. A wide range of subject areas is addressed, including the International Criminal Court, international legal theory, international dispute resolution, public international law, private international law, international trade law, international human rights law, international environmental law, immigration law, and technology and international law. Le Conseil canadien de droit international a andeacute;tandeacute; fondandeacute; en 1972 par un groupe d'acadandeacute;miciens et de practiciens en droit international parmi les plus distinguandeacute;s au Canada. Le Conseil appuie le dandeacute;veloppement et l'andeacute;change d'idandeacute;es au sein d'une communautandeacute; d'individus intandeacute;ressandeacute;s par le droit international, avec une concentration particuliandegrave;re sur les perspectives canadiennes vis-andagrave;-vis les affaires internationales. andAgrave; cette fin, une des activitandeacute;s principales du Conseil est d'organiser un congrandegrave;s annuel.
Description : This Liber Amicorum in honour of Professor Christian Dominicé covers most of the topical problems of contemporary international law, in particular those related to the principles and fundamentals of international law, human rights and humanitarian law, institutional law and criminal international law. Ce Liber Amicorum en l’honneur du Professeur Christian Dominicé couvre certains des sujets les plus actuels du droit international, en particulier ceux ayant trait aux principes et fondamentaux du droit international, aux droits de l’homme et au droit humanitaire ou encore au droit institutionnel et pénal international.
Description : The state-centred 'Westphalian model' of international law has failed to protect human rights and other international public goods effectively. Most international trade, financial and environmental agreements do not even refer to human rights, consumer welfare, democratic citizen participation and transnational rule of law for the benefit of citizens. This book argues that these 'multilevel governance failures' are largely due to inadequate regulation of the 'collective action problems' in the supply of international public goods, such as inadequate legal, judicial and democratic accountability of governments vis-a-vis citizens. Rather than treating citizens as mere objects of intergovernmental economic and environmental regulation and leaving multilevel governance of international public goods to discretionary 'foreign policy', human rights and constitutional democracy call for 'civilizing' and 'constitutionalizing' international economic and environmental cooperation by stronger legal and judicial protection of citizens and their constitutional rights in international economic law. Moreover intergovernmental regulation of transnational cooperation among citizens must be justified by 'principles of justice' and 'multilevel constitutional restraints' protecting rights of citizens and their 'public reason'. The reality of 'constitutional pluralism' requires respecting legitimately diverse conceptions of human rights and democratic constitutionalism. The obvious failures in the governance of interrelated trading, financial and environmental systems must be restrained by cosmopolitan, constitutional conceptions of international law protecting the transnational rule of law and participatory democracy for the benefit of citizens.
Description : A significant contribution to the field, and a welcome addition to the growing literature on international environmental law and an important reference for every scholar, lawyer, and layperson interested in the field.