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The Measure of International Law; Effectiveness, Fairness and Validity

The Measure of International Law; Effectiveness, Fairness and Validity

Edited by Canadian Council On International Law


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The Canadian Council on International law was founded in 1972 by a group 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 years conference proceedings comprise a collection of essays written by leading academics and practitioners on the theme of the effectiveness of international law. A wide range of subject areas are addressed, including international trade law, intervention, private international law, international human rights law, compliance methodology, women and international law, international criminal law, international environmental law, and terrorism.

This work will be of value to international lawyers in both the public and private sphere, legal scholars, and those interested in international relations.

Pages 440
Last Updated 04/01/2004
Update Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041122346
SKU 10058253-0001
Table of Contents
    1. Bringing the Disenfranchised to the Table The Lessons of Conditionality. Ross Leckow. 2. As a Woman I want no Country:¿ Citizenship, Nationality, International law and Globalization Lessons for and from Women? Kim Rubinstein. 3. The Measure of International law: Canada's Role after September 11th, 2001. Stephen J. Toope. 4. Effectiveness of NAFTA's Chapter Eleven Investor-State Arbitration Procedures. Patrick G. Foy, Q.C. 5. Judicial Reform as a Form of Civilian Intervention in Post-Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina. Christopher Harland. 6. The Role of the Private Sector in Conflict Zones. Errol Mendes. 7. The Hague Child Abduction Convention: the Success Story of Creative International Cooperation? Martha Bailey. 8. International Trade Agreements, Internationalist Policy, Consciousness, and the Reform of Canadian Private International Law. Robert Wai. 9. How Canadian Lawyers can contribute to the Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights Committee. Joanna Harrington. 10. Evaluating UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Toward a Paradigmatic Transition. Obiora Chinedu Okafor. 11. Les rapports aux comites créés par les traits des droits de la personne : un dialogue à réinventer. Johanne Levasseur. 12. Approaches to Compliance through the Prism of the Kyoto Protocol. Kyle W. Danish. 13. Compliance at the WTO: Seduced by the Dispute Settlement System? Jeffrey L. Dunoff. 14. Militarized Commerce, Human Rights and the Problem of Corporate Accountability. Penelope Simmons. 15.Acceptance Speech following the Award of Honorary Life Membership in the CCIL. Edward G. (Ted) Lee. 16. Feminism and International Relations. Sandra Whitworth. 17. May We Go to the Places that Scare Us Thinking About Feminism, International Law and International Relations. Robin L. Teske. 18. Commentary: Toward a Counterdisciplinary Agenda for Research in International Law and International Relations. Stepan Wood. 19. L'Affaire Yerodia: Immunités. Nancie Prud'homme. 20. The Effects of the Case Concerning the Arrest Warrant of 11 April 200 (Democratic Republic of Congo v. Belgium) on the Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction. Nicolaos Strapatsas. 21. Internationalized Courts and their Relationship with Alternative Accountability Mechanisms: The Case of Sierra Leone. William A. Schabas. 22. The Implications of the Precautionary Principle on Procedure in International Law. Jaye Ellis. 23. Terrorists: Criminals, Combatants or? : The Question of Combatancy. Kirby Abbott. 24. Under International Law is there a Category of Prisoner in Armed Conflicts Known as Unlawful or Unprivileged or Enemy Combatant? Daniel C. Préfontaine, Q.C. 25. Canadian Council on International Law Policy Options Report. Editor: Christopher K. Penny. Contributors: Dean Dalke, Adrienne Denham, Cézary Fudali, Al McKinnon, Sonya Nigam, Marie-Josée Vincelli, Timothy Ross Wilson, Andrea Wobick. Index