O'Connell's International Law and the Use of Force, Cases and Materials, 2d

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781599413402
Primary Subject
International-Public
Format
Hardbound
Copyright
2009
Series
University Casebook Series
Hardbound - New, hardbound print book.

Description

Some of the most pressing legal issues of the day-the Russian invasion of Georgia, the detentions at Guantanamo Bay, and the use of suicide bombs-are found in this branch of international law. This book brings together cases and materials on the laws governing both the resort to armed force and the conduct of force. The new edition includes:Important new cases from the International Court of Justice, the United States Supreme Court, Israeli High Court of Justice, and other courtsA completely new chapter on prohibited weapons that begins with nuclear weapons and ends with suicide bombs