Transnational Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Mathias Reimann,James C. Hathaway,Timothy L. Dickinson,Joel H. Samuels

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314154507

Category: Law

Page: 1147

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This new and creatively conceived casebook introduces the international legal order as it presents itself at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Consistently and effectively blending theory and practice, it is designed to give students the basic knowledge and understanding of transnational law that every modern lawyer should possess. This is an ideal text both for students who will take only one course in international law, and for those seeking a solid foundation for more specialized courses. It is organized around five major themes: actors, interactions among actors, substantive norms, methods of dispute resolution, and domestic effects of transnational law. Students are first shown how classical international law emerged and, most important, how it has evolved into modern transnational law. They are then invited to revisit each of the five core themes in the context of cutting-edge contemporary legal challenges. The casebook's unique approach enables students to gain both the knowledge and confidence they need to approach the increasingly complex range of transactions and disputes that reach beyond national boundaries.
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Transnational Commercial Law

Text, Cases and Materials

Author: Roy Goode,Herbert Kronke,Ewan McKendrick,Jeffrey Wool

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 832

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Text, Cases and Materials on Transnational Commercial Law brings together all the necessary materials on this topic in a logical and accessible way. The authors provide students with an extensive discussion on the theoretical issues raised by the law. The text examines the emergence of transnational commercial law, its nature and sources and the method by which harmonization is achieved and some of the key problems involved.
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Transnational Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Roy Goode,Herbert Kronke,Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198735441

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Page: 832

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When the first edition of this student work was published some eight years ago transnational commercial law, introduced as a postgraduate course at the University of Oxford in 1995, was taught at a relatively small number of law schools. Since then the subject has blossomed and is now taught at law schools around the world. Focused on the products and processes of the harmonization of law relating to international commercial transactions, the book is an invaluable resource for students in this field. In this new edition the work has been completely revised and updated, covering a number of new or substantially revised international instruments. In addition four new chapters have been added by specialist contributors dealing with regional harmonization, carriage of goods by sea, transactions in securities and the relationship between international conventions and national law. The authority of the text is enhanced by the fact that all the authors have played leading roles in the drafting and development of many of the instruments examined in the work.
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International Criminal Law: Cases and Materials

Author: Ellen S. Podgor,Rodger S. Clark

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327175125

Category: Law

Page: 914

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International Criminal Law provides a set of teaching materials furnishing students with a grounding in the transnational issues likely to arise in federal criminal cases, and also in the law produced as a consequence of international efforts to impose criminal responsibility on the perpetrators of human rights atrocities. International Criminal Law offers, for teaching purposes, a collection of cases (mainly domestic) and other materials, together with notes and questions about those cases and materials. The first part introduces the field of international criminal law, and includes a chapter on the general principles of both domestic and international law governing efforts to apply U.S. criminal law to foreign crimes and foreign criminals. The second part covers the specific application of those principles to cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, antitrust and securities regulation, export controls, computer crimes, narcotics and money laundering, piracy and terrorism, and torture. The third part addresses procedural aspects of trying such cases in U.S. courts. This section also treats the extraterritorial application of the U.S. Constitution, immunities from jurisdiction, mutual assistance in criminal cases, extradition, alternatives to extradition, prisoner transfers, recognition of foreign criminal judgments, and the bearing on international human rights instruments on criminal procedure. The final part of International Criminal Law deals with the prosecution of international crimes, and takes up the question of what crimes constitute international crimes. This section also discusses the Nuremberg and Tokyo precedents, the ad hoc tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the substantive law of international crimes such as aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. International Criminal Law is supplemented annually. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
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Contract Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019880816X

Category: Contracts

Page: 1048

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A complete guide to contract law in a single volume: author commentary, carefully chosen cases, and extracts from academic materials complement each other to give students all they need for their undergraduate study of the subject.Comprising a unique balance of 40% text to 60% cases and materials, Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines the best features of a textbook with those of a traditional casebook. The author's clear explanations and analysis of the law provide invaluable support to students, while theextracts from cases and materials promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a more detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law.The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: * Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity* Updates on recent developments in the law* Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law* Self-test multiple choice questions and answers
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Politics of International Law and International Justice

Author: Edwin Egede

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748684522

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

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A textbook introduction to international law and justice is specially written for students studying law in other departments, such as politics and IR. Students will engage with debates surrounding sovereignty and global governance, sovereign and diplomati
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Cases and Materials [on] the International Legal System

Author: Mary Ellen O'Connell,Richard F. Scott,Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781599411842

Category: Law

Page: 1137

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Documentary Supplement to the International Legal System contains most of the multilateral conventions and United Nations declarations, resolutions, etc. that comprise the modern body of "international legislation" in the general fields of public international law, including international criminal law, and international organizations. The collection could be used as an adjunct to any course or seminar in those fields even if not used in conjunction with the basic casebook.
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International Business Transactions

Problems, Cases, and Materials

Author: Daniel C. K. Chow,Thomas J. Schoenbaum

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735570658

Category: Law

Page: 819

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Now there is a casebook with an innovative approach that covers the planning, structure, and implementation of the private international business transactions that characterize transnational commerce in the modern world. Internal Business Transactions: Problems, Cases, and Materials is a concise teaching tool that will prepare students for future work in the international business law arena. The casebook addresses the four principal channels of modern international commerce: trade in goods trade in services transfer of technology and knowledge foreign direct investment and focuses on transnational business and commercial transactions involving private entities or between private entities and governmental organizations acting in a commercial capacity. The casebook is distinctly realistic and practical, while also covering important policy and ethical issues: integrates the regulation of international trade (treaties, trade agreements, and other public law defining the trade relationships among nations) into the casebook as background material while concentrating on the transactional aspects of international business to give students a preview of practice devotes equal coverage to developed and developing nations includes a chapter on the social obligations of multinational enterprises, an area of growing importance, and materials on the ethical, political, and cultural issues facing modern international transactions lawyers provides extensive coverage of intellectual property uses frequent short problems to serve as a basis for classroom discussion provides up-to-date cases plus textual explanations and analysis written by the authors, with less reliance on excerpts from law review articles, treaties, and other secondary sources maintaines a manageable length to avoid overwhelming students and to maximize teaching flexibility provides briefs of the principal cases; answers to every question asked in the text; and answers, discussion, and analysis of every problem in the text in their detailed Teacher's Manual
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