Cases & Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study, offering broad coverage on public international law and placing disputes directly within the context of contemporary debate. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to fully understand and analyse the international legal system, drawing on a truly global range of jurisdictions and sources. Expert author commentary and notes place
selected extracts within the wider legal framework and explain the complexities of the principles of law to students.
The sixth edition includes expanded discussion of developing areas, including UN resolutions on climate change and international environmental law, new material from the International Law Commission, and coverage of major events, such as the annexation of Crimea, the legal context for Scottish independence and the UK's exit from the European Union, and the United Nations Security Council's Resolution on Malaysia Airlines MH17.
Professor Martin Dixon is Professor of the Law of Real Property and Fellow of Queen's College at the University of Cambridge. Professor Robert McCorquodale is Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham. Dr Sarah Williams is Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales. She has previously practised as a commercial solicitor in London and Sydney.
1: The nature of the international legal system 2: The sources of international law 3: The law of treaties 4: International law and domestic law 5: Personality and recognition 6: International human rights law 7: Sovereignty over territory 8: Jurisdictional sovereignty 9: Immunities from national jurisdiction 10: Law of the sea 11: State responsibility 12: International environmental law 13: International economic law 14: International criminal law 15: The use of force, collective security and peacekeeping 16: Peaceful settlement of international disputes Appendix