The Individual in the International Legal System: Continuity by Kate Parlett

By Kate Parlett

Kate Parlett's monograph at the person within the foreign felony process examines the best way members have come to have a undeniable prestige in foreign legislations, from the 1st treaties conferring rights and capacities on participants via to the current day, together with very fresh advancements in human rights legislation and foreign funding legislation. It makes a speciality of foreign claims approaches, humanitarian legislation, foreign legal legislations and human rights legislation and, reflecting on entire research which cuts throughout all of those fields, attracts conclusions approximately structural switch within the foreign criminal procedure.

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The starting point for determining those sources is Article 38(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice, but there may be other sources of international law which are recognised as binding by the international community. In this way a rules-based approach is not necessarily wedded to state consent as the only basis for generating rules of international law. Neither does it exclude the possibility that individuals and other non-state entities may have a role or participate in the international legal system, provided that role or participation is supported by rules generated according to the recognised sources of law.

Wheaton, Elements of International Law 1866 Edition (R. H. ), Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1936); W. E. Hall, A Treatise on International Law (3rd edn, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1890). 1. See also Hall, A Treatise on International Law, 1. Oppenheim, International Law: A Treatise, pp. 12; see also Crawford, The Creation of States, p. 14. Oppenheim, International Law: A Treatise, pp. 13. 40 Ibid. See also Crawford, The Creation of States, p. 15. Oppenheim, International Law: A Treatise, p. 26, para. 20.

Watts, Oppenheim’s International Law (9th edn, London, Longmans, 1992), p. 4; H. ), J L Brierly, The Law of Nations: An Introduction to the International Law of Peace (6th edn, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1963), p. 28; Crawford, International Law as an Open System, p. 19; D. Kennedy, ‘Primitive Legal Scholarship’ (1986) Harvard International Law Journal 1, 77. Grotius, The Rights of War and Peace, bk I, ch. I, XIV (p. 162). Haggenmacher, Grotius et la doctrine de le guerre juste, pp. 541–3; Jouannet, Emer de Vattel, pp.

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