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State accountability under international law

Lisa Yarwood

State accountability under international law

holding states accountable for a breach of jus cogens norms

by Lisa Yarwood

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLisa Yarwood
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ1261 .Y37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452523M
ISBN 109780415577830, 9780203837528
LC Control Number2010021659

Challenges”, Singapore Year Book of International Law, vol. 11 (), pp. ; M. Wood, “Terrorism and the International Law on the Use of Force,” in B. Saul (ed.), Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism (), pp 2 R. Zacklin, The United Nations Secretariat and the Use of Force in a Unipolar World: Power v. International law - International law - The responsibility of states: The rights accorded to states under international law imply responsibilities. States are liable for breaches of their obligations, provided that the breach is attributable to the state itself. A state is responsible for direct violations of international law—e.g., the breach of a treaty or the violation of another state.

Call for Papers - State Accountability under Private, Public, and International Law. Event dates and location: November 9, , London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. Keynote: Professor Donal Nolan, the University of Oxford. CFP deadline: Aug   International criminal law and jurisprudence on genocide did not exist in its current form at the time of Black July, but it is worth analyzing under modern international law because it provides guidance on the elements of the crime of genocide. The international failures to secure criminal or state accountability for historical and recent.

  State responsibility constitutes a central institution of the system of public international law. The law of state responsibility encompasses a variety of issues. First, it defines the circumstances in which a state will be held to have breached its international obligations, as well as the limited catalogue of justifications and defenses a. Charles C. Jalloh is Professor of Law at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, USA, a member of the United Nations International Law Commission, where he was elected by his peers as Chair of the Drafting Committee for the historic 70th () session and as Rapporteur for the 71st () session, and founding Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Legal .


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State Accountability under International Law sets forth a definition of State accountability and establishes a threshold against which the existence, or not, of State accountability can be determined. Using a Foucauldian influenced interpretive methodology, this book adopts a novel construction of State accountability as having legal, political.

DOI link for State Accountability under International Law. State Accountability under International Law book. Holding States Accountable for a Breach of Jus Cogens Norms. By Lisa Yarwood. Edition 1st Edition.

First Published eBook Published 24 November Pub. location by: 4. Book Description. This book considers the extent to which States are held accountable for breaches of jus cogens norms under international law.

The concept of State accountability is distinguished from the doctrine of State responsibility and refers to an ad hoc practice in international relations that seeks to ensure States do not escape with impunity when they.

State Accountability under International Law sets forth a definition of State accountability and establishes a threshold against which the existence, or not, of State accountability can be determined. Using a Foucauldian influenced interpretive methodology, this book adopts a novel construction of State accountability as having legal, political Author: Lisa Yarwood.

This book considers the extent to which States are held accountable for breaches of jus cogens norms under international law. The concept of State accountability is distinguished from the doctrine of State responsibility and refers to an ad hoc practice in international relations that seeks to ensure States do not escape with impunity when they violate norms that are.

It begins with an examination of the law of state responsibility and the accountability framework that it provides.

By definition, that framework can facilitate only inter-state accountability on the basis of positive legal rules. The article then turns to the increasingly rich variety of other modes of international legal accountability.

Just as it is important to understand how international law allocates competences among states, so it is important to understand how it determines the international responsibility of states.

The law of jurisdiction is about entitlements to act, the law of state responsibility is about obligations incurred when a state does act.

10 ITLOS Case No. 17 and the Evolving Principles for Corporate Accountability under International Law in Responsibilities of the Non-State Actor in Armed Conflict and the Market Place Authors: Sara L. Seck and Anna Dolidze.

article will argue that for corporations to be held responsible under international law, the way forward is to consider how States can be convinced to reach agreements which directly impose responsibility on corporations.

After all, international law is State-structured, and perhaps rightly so. INTRODUCTION. Accountability generally lies to the international generally the instrumental value of the state Contemporary international law also makes a range of uses of the term responsibility. Here responsibility may denote a competence, as is individual criminal liability under international law Concepts such as.

Address: Susan Dr, Charleston, SCUSA. [email protected] ; support hotline 24/7 +Price: $ Responsibility of a State for its internationally wrongful acts Every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State.

Commentary (1) Article 1 states the basic principle underlying the articles as a whole, which is that a breach of international law by a State entails its international responsibility.

This page is a place-holder for information pertaining to State Accountability. Accountability Rating System for Texas Public Schools and Districts Texas Academic Performance Reports School Report Cards Texas Performance Reporting System Interventions.

This volume inquires how regulatory tools stemming from international law, public law, and private law may or may not be used for transnational corporate accountability purposes. Attention is devoted to applicable standards of liability, institutional and jurisdictional issues, and practical challenges, with a focus on ways to improve the.

Kluwer Law International B.V., Jan 1, - Business & Economics - pages 0 Reviews The fundamental recognition in this book is that the issue of what international legal principles are applicable to the operations of the IFIs is an important topic that would benefit from more rigorous study.

(shelved 2 times as international-law) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving. When a state suffers an internationally wrongful act at the hands of another state, international law allows the injured state to respond in a variety of ways.

Depending on the nature, scope, and severity of the initial wrongful act, lawful responses can range from a demand for reparations in response to a low-level violation to a forcible act of self-defense in response to an armed. criminal accountability, but settles inter-state disputes.

In practice, however, this reference to the ICJ has not resulted into very many cases. The definition of genocide under international law The body of scholarly literature on genocide contains an abundance of definitions of genocide.

Accountability refers to the processes, norms, and structures that hold the population and public officials legally responsible for their actions and that impose sanctions if they violate the law.

Accountability is essential if systemic threats to the rule of law are to be corrected. Considers the extent to which States are held accountable for breaches of jus cogens norms under international law.

This book sets a definition of State accountability and establishes a threshold Read more. The International Law Handbook was prepared by the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dis- semination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, pursuant to .Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.The tobacco industry is notorious for side-stepping human rights responsibilities, regardless of its substantial (negative) impact on the enjoyment of various human rights. The industry, consisting primarily of business enterprises, is considered under international law to be a non-State actor.

Consequently, it has no binding international human rights law obligations and is not subject .