Summary International Law (Shaw)

Deze samenvatting is gebaseerd op het studiejaar 2013-2014.


Chapter A The nature and development of international law

The principal actors in international law are nation-states, not individual citizens like in domestic or municipal law. International law is divided into conflict of law, private international law and public international law. The latter is usually termed ‘international law’. Public international law covers relations between states in all their forms, and regulates the operations of the many international institutions. It may be universal or general, binding upon all states, or regional, binding upon a select group of states.

International law has no legislature. There is no system of courts operating outside the situation when both parties agree and recognize the concerned Court. International law is constituted in a very different manner than domestic law. Also, there is no unified system of sanctions in international law, but there are circumstances in which the use of force is regarded as justified and legal. Within the United Nations, the Security Council can impose sanctions upon the determination of a threat to the peace, a breach of the peace or an act of aggression. Such sanctions may be economic or military. Another justification of the use of force is in the case of self-defense, but it is bound to rules provided by international law. It is important to realize that states do feel the need to obey the rules of international law, because if they do not act accordingly, the system of international law ceases to... Interested? Read the instructions below in order to read the full content of this page.

Toegangsopties


De volledige inhoud van deze pagina is alleen zichtbaar voor ingelogde gebruikers van het WorldSupporter platform.

Meer voordelen van je eigen account:

  • Je kunt je eigen inhoud aanmaken en delen
  • je kunt de navigatie gebruiken om je favoriete organisaties, groepen en supporters te bewaren en te volgen
  • Je kunt bijdragen toevoegen of feedback achterlaten bij de inhoud van andere Supporters
  • Je kunt je favoriete inhoud 'flaggen' en later gebruiken
  • Meer voordelen die kun je vinden via het menu en de WorldSupporter toolkits

Wil je volledige toegang tot alle pagina's op WorldSupporter?

 

Support JoHo and support yourself by becoming a JoHo member

Word nu JoHo WorldSupporter donateur

 

 

Contributions, Comments & Kudos

Pil

Notes

Add new contribution

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Summaries & Study Note of World Supporter Cycle
Join World Supporter
Join World Supporter
Log in or create your free account

Waarom een account aanmaken?

  • Je WorldSupporter account geeft je toegang tot alle functionaliteiten van het platform
  • Zodra je bent ingelogd kun je onder andere:
    • pagina's aan je lijst met favorieten toevoegen
    • feedback achterlaten
    • deelnemen aan discussies
    • zelf bijdragen delen via de 11 WorldSupporter tools
Content
Access level of this page
  • Public
  • WorldSupporters only
  • JoHo members
  • Private
Statistics
811 1 3 3
Selected Categories