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United States Practice in International Law

United States Practice in International Law

Volume 1. 1999–2001

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Thomas Buergenthal
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  • Date Published: February 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521750707

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  • This survey draws upon the statements and actions of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the U.S. government. Topics include diplomatic and consular relations, jurisdiction and immunities, state responsibility and liability, international organizations, international economic law and human rights. Containing extracts from hard-to-find documents, generous citations to relevant sources, tables of cases and treaties, and a detailed index, this essential tool for researchers and practitioners is the first in a series of similar volumes.

    • An indispensable tool for researchers and practitioners of international law
    • The first in a series of books capturing the international law practice of a global power
    • An impressive slice of international law in the making and a snapshot of the process that helps create it; includes discussion of September 11th, 2001
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    • Winner of the 2003 American Society of International Law Prize

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    "Lucid, understandable writing..." American Journal of International Law

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    • Date Published: February 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521750707
    • length: 538 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 30 mm
    • weight: 1.2kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Thomas Buergenthal
    Table of periodical abbreviations
    Table of cases
    Table of US statutes
    Table of treaties
    1. General international and US foreign relations law
    2. State diplomatic and consular relations
    3. State jurisdiction and immunities
    4. State responsibility and liability
    5. International organizations
    6. International law and nonstate actors
    7. International oceans, environment, health, and aviation law
    8. International economic law
    9. International human rights
    10. International criminal law
    11. Use of force and arms control
    12. Settlement of disputes
    13. Private international law

  • Author

    Sean D. Murphy, George Washington University, Washington DC


    Thomas Buergenthal


    • Winner of the 2003 American Society of International Law Prize

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