International Law for Humankind: Towards a New Jus Gentium (Hague Academy of International Law Monographs v.8 2nd Revised edition)

International Law for Humankind: Towards a New Jus Gentium (Hague Academy of International Law Monographs v.8 2nd Revised edition)

By: Antonio Augusto Cancado Trindade (author)Paperback

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This volume is an updated and revised version of the General Course on Public International Law delivered by the Author at The Hague Academy of International Law in 2005. Professor Cancado Trindade, Doctor honoris causa of seven Latin American Universities in distinct countries, was for many years Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and President of that Court for half a decade (1999-2004). He is currently Judge of the International Court of Justice; he is also Member of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law, as well as of the Institut de Droit International, and of the Brazilian Academy of Juridical Letters.

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Professor Cancado Trindade, Emeritus Professor of International Law of the University of Brasilia, and Doctor honoris causa of seven Latin American Universities in distinct countries, was for many years Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and President of that Court for half a decade (1999-2004). He is currently Judge of the International Court of Justice; he is also Member of the Curatorium of The Hague Academy of International Law, as well as of the Institut de Droit International, and of the Brazilian Academy of Juridical Letters. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Utrecht, and Honorary Fellow of the University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex College).

Contents

Excerpt of table of contensts: Glossary of Abbreviations; Introduction: Preliminary Considerations; Part I Prolegomena; Chapter I The Evolution towards a New Jus Gentium: The International Law for Humankind; Chapter II Time and Law Revisited: International Law and the Temporal Dimension; Part II Foundations of International Law; Chapter III Foundations of International Law: The Role and Importance of Its Basic Principles; Chapter IV The Primacy of International Law over Force; Part III Formation of International Law; Chapter V Contemporary International Law-making: A Reassessment of the Theory of Formal "Sources" of International Law; Chapter VI The Material Source of International Law: Manifestations of the Universal Juridical Conscience; Part IV Subjects of International Law; Chapter VII States as Subjects of International Law and the Expansion of International Legal Personality; Chapter VIII International Organizations as Subjects of International Law; Chapter IX The Legal Personality of the Individual as Subject of International Law; Chapter X The Legal Capacity of the Individual as Subject of International Law; Chapter XI Humankind as a Subject of International Law; Part V Construction of the International Law for Humankind; Chapter XII Conceptual Constructions: Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes; Chapter XIII Conceptual Constructions: Common Heritage of Mankind and Common Concern of Mankind; Chapter XIV Conceptual Constructions: The Right to Peace and The Right to Development; Chapter XV Conceptual Constructions: Responsibility for International Crimes and Universal Jurisdiction; Part VI Humanization of International Law; Chapter XVI Basic Considerations of Humanity in the Corpus Juris of International Law; Chapter XVII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Disarmament; Chapter XVIII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to the Law of Treaties; Chapter XIX Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to State Responsibility; Chapter XX Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to State Succession; Chapter XXI Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Territory; Chapter XXII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to Diplomatic and Consular Law; Chapter XXIII Basic Considerations of Humanity in Relation to the Convergences of Regimes of Protection of the Human Person; Part VII Settlement of Disputes; Chapter XXIV Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes: Current State and Perspectives; Chapter XXV International Rule of Law: The Need and Quest for International Compulsory Jurisdiction; Part VIII Perspectives; Chapter XXVI The Legacy of the Recent Cycle of World Conferences of the United Nations; Chapter XXVII Codification and Progressive Development of a Universal International Law; Chapter XXVIII Conclusions: International Law for Humankind - Towards a New Jus Gentium; Select Bibliography; Table of Cases; Index.

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  • publication date: 15/06/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789004251052
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 730
  • ID: 9789004251052
  • weight: 1207
  • ISBN10: 9004251057
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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