The development of human rights law by the judges of the International Court of Justice /
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- Oxford ; Portland, Ore. : Hart, 2007.
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- The development of human rights law by the judges of the International Court of Justice / Shiv R. S. Bedi.
- Main Author:
- Bedi, Shiv R. S.
Oxford ; Portland, Ore. : Hart, 2007
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- Physical Description:
xiii, 488 p. 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -465) and index.
9781841135762 (hbk.)1841135763 (hbk.)
Table of Contents
- Perspective : legislative role of the judge and human rights law. Legislative role of the judge : a vital force in the life of the law
- Relationship between human rights and international law : principle of human dignity versus principle of state sovereignty
- The development of human rights law by the International Court of Justice : contentious cases. Introduction to the contentious procedure of the Court
- Corfu Channel case (United Kingdom v Albania) (1947-49)
- South West Africa cases (1960-66) : violation of human rights law led to formation of human rights law
- Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Ltd (new application: 1962) case (Belgium v Spain) (1962-70)
- United States diplomatic and consular staff in Tehran case (USA v Iran) (1979-81)
- Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua case (Nicaragua v USA) (1984-91)
- East Timor case (Portugal v Australia) : human rights versus state sovereignty
- Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide case (Bosnia and Herzegovia v Yugoslavia) (1993- ): prohibition of genocide as jus cogens
- Legality of use of force cases (Yugoslavia v Belgium
- Yugoslavia v Canada
- Yugoslavia v France
- Yugoslavia v Germany
- Yugoslavia v Italy
- Yugoslavia v Netherlands
- Yugoslavia v Portugal
- Yugoslavia v Spain
- Yugoslavia v United Kingdom
- Yugoslavia v USA) (1999-2004)
- Arrest warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v Belgium) : an analysis of human dignity of the people, for the people, by the people
- Vienna Convention on Consular Relations cases : the Convention does create individual rights (1998-2004)
- The development of human rights law by the International Court of Justice : advisory cases. Introduction to the advisory procedure of the Court
- International status of South-West Africa (1949-50) : the principle of sacred trust of civilization
- Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide case (1950-51) : genocide is supremely unlawful and its principles are binding on all states irrespective of being party to a Convention
- Legal consequences for states of the continued presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970) (1970-71)
- Western Sahara case (1974-75) : the principle of self-determination
- Applicability of Article VI, Section 22, of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations case (1989)
- Legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict case (request for advisory opinion by World Health Organization) (1993-96)
- Legality of the threat or use of nuclear threat (request for advisory opinion by UN General Assembly) (1994-96)
- Difference relating to immunity from legal process of a special rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights (1998-99)
- Legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the occupied Palestinian territory (2003-04) : belligerent occupation and human rights
- Summary and general conclusion.