Articles tagged as International Law

International law, also known as public international law and the law of nations, is the set of rules, norms, and standards generally accepted in relations between nations. International law is studied as a distinctive part of the general structure of international relations.

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Kaitamaki v R

Case Summaries

The defendant was convicted of breaking into the victim’s flat and raping her twice. There was no dispute that sexual intercourse had taken place on two occasions, but the defendant contended that the victim had consented or that he had a reasonable belief that she was consenting....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

Dubai Aluminium v Salaam

Case Summaries

A solicitor firm’s vicarious liability for a partner’s dishonest assistance to a client. The senior partner of a firm drafted a consultancy agreement and other requisite documentation for a client’s fraudulent enterprise....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

The Right of Innocent Passage in the UN Convention

International Law

The term Innocent Passage is defined under international law referring to a ship or aircraft’s right to enter and pass through another’s territory....

Last modified: 28th Sep 2021

A and Others v UK - Belmarsh Case

Case Summaries

The case concerned the indefinite detention of foreign prisoners in the United Kingdom prison ‘Belmarsh’. The prisoners were held without trial under section 23 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. ...

Last modified: 28th Sep 2021

The Anglo-Norwegian Fisheries Case

Trading Law

Since 1911 British trawlers had been seized and condemned for violating measures taken by the Norwegian government specifying the limits within which fishing was prohibited to foreigners....

Last modified: 27th Sep 2021

Critical Assessment of Individuals as Subjects of International Law

International Law

The debate about the recognition of individual as subjects of international law is as old as international law itself....

Last modified: 27th Sep 2021

Is International Law True Law?

International Law

Is International Law true Law? Legal theorists, scholars and practitioners are by no means unified in their response to this question....

Last modified: 27th Sep 2021

Universalism and Cultural Relativism in Human Rights

International Law

Are all human rights universal, or are there certain rights and freedoms that can be avoided for cultural features. This essay examines the debate through the contradiction of concepts of Universalism and Cultural Relativism....

Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

Role of GATT and WTO in International Trade

International Law

The main role of GATT in the international trade was regulating the contracting parties to achieve the purpose of the agreement which were reducing......

Last modified: 23rd Sep 2021

The Legal Concept of Domicile

Family Law

Domicile is considered to be a connecting factor which links a person with a particular legal system....

Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

The Sources of Human Rights

Constitutional Law

The primary source of human rights are UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the treaties that followed. Other human rights existed before they were recognised by the UN Charter....

Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Declaratory and Constitutive Theories of State Recognition

Constitutional Law

In international law, the two most common schools of thought for the creation of statehood are the constitutive and declaratory theories of state creation....

Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Capacity to Contract Case Study and Discharge of Contract Reasons

Contract Law

A case study demonstrating the capacity to contract rules and details of the ways a contract can be discharged....

Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Rights and Obligations of the Seller and Buyer

Commercial Law

The obligations and responsibilities of a seller and a buyer under a contract of sale including payment and delivery....

Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Tourism and Hospitality Legal Aspects

Travel Law

A look at the legal and regulatory framework, the legal responsibilities of hospitality operators to guests, and consumer protection in the travel and tourism industry....

Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

The Importance of Trade Unions

Employment Law

An explanation of trade unions, why workers join them and the benefits of trade unions to employers, employees and the society....

Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

Comparative Study of Policing Models

Administrative Law

This paper examines various police systems around the world as examples and attempts to understand the Indian System in light of these policing models....

Last modified: 20th Sep 2021

The Legal Environment of Business in the US

International Law

In this case, we will look at the law that regulates businesses in United State of America. The paper outlines various laws that regulate businesses, their intended purpose in the business, and how they affect the business....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

South China Sea Disputes and Methods of Resolution

International Law

The South China Sea dispute involves 6 countries, namely China (including Taiwan, who maintains similar claims as China), Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. The main issues of the dispute involve territorial claim and demarcation of territorial sea and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) generated by the territory....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

What is Arbitration?

Commercial Law

There are two types of arbitration: ad hoc arbitration and arbitration organized in permanent institutions. Ad hoc arbitration is conducted independently from any influence of institutions and according to the rules chosen by the parties. In this type of process, the arbitrators are appointed by case-by-case basis, usually by parties....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Preservation of the Environment

Environmental Law

The central theme of this paper is to answer whether there exists a human right to environment in the international arena and in India. Shelton proposed three ways in which human rights law and environmental protection law could co-exist....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

The Role of WTO in International Business

International Law

. It’s quite necessary to understand the meaning of international trade and the international organization popularly known as World Trade Organization (WTO) and its contribution towards the international business and smooth trading between countries....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Transformation of GATT into the WTO

International Law

In fact, the birth of the World Trade Organization by replacing the old organization of the GATT was not merely a new game, but it was a necessity that was required by the stage of the nineties of the last century, especially since the GATT failed to achieve its goals....

Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Relationship between State and Individual Responsibility

International Law

The paper seeks to throw light on the concept of state responsibility under public international law. It deals with the elements of state responsibility, the elements of international responsibility and the relationship between the state and individual responsibility under international law. It also explains the distinction between the commission and the failure to prevent or punish....

Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

The Six Principles in Insurance

Commercial Law

Property may be defined as anything which has a value assigned to it, both tangible and intangible. However intangible property such as copyright are not generally insurable under property insurance since this policy caters for property which can experience physical loss or damage by fortuity....

Last modified: 26th Aug 2021