9781472563859 online 9781841135762 hardback 9781847313430 PDF
Studies in international law (Oxford, England) ; v. 10.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -383) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
pt. I. 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 pt. II. The development of human rights law by the International Court of Justice : contentious cases. Corfu Channel case (United Kingdom v Albania) (1947-1949) ; South West Africa cases (Ethiopia v South Africa ; Liberia v South Africa) : violation of human rights law led to formation of human rights law (1960-1966) ; Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (new application : 1962) case (Belgium v Spain) (1962-70) ; United States diplomatic and consular staff in Tehran case (USA v Iran) (1979-1981) ; Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua case (Nicaragua v USA) (1984-1991) ; East Timor case (Portugal v Australia) (1991-1994): human rights versus state sovereignty (1991-1994) ; Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide case (Bosnia and Herzegovia v Serbia Montenegro) (1993- ) : prohibition of genocide as jus cogens ; Legality of use of force cases (Yugoslavia v Belgium; Yugoslavia v Canada; Yugoslavia v France ; Yugoslavia v Germant ; Yugoslavia v Italy ; Yugoslavia v Netherlands ; Yugoslavia v Portugal ; Yugoslavia v Spain ; Yugoslavia v UK ; Yugoslavia v USA) (1999- ) ; 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 (2000-2002) ; Vienna Convention on Consular Relations cases (1998-2004) : the Convention does create individual rights pt. III. The development of human rights law by the International Court of Justice : advisory cases. International status of South West Africa case (1949-1950) : the principle of sacred trust of civilization ; Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide case (1950-1951) ; Legal consequences for states of the continued presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) nothwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970) case (1970-1971) ; 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 by World Health Organization) (1993-1996) ; Legality of the threat or use of nuclear threat case (request by UN 331 General Assembly) : may use, may not use, but do not use, hence, legislate : may not use (1994-1996) ; Difference relating to immunity from legal process of a special rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights (1998-1999) ; Legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the occupied Palestinian territory (2003-04) : belligerent occupation and human rights ; Summary and general conclusion.