This is the forty-eighth volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963.The contents of The Yearbook reflect the diversity of Canadian and international thought, opinion, and practice on current problems of international law. Included this year are cutting-edge analyses on such varied topics as the plea of superior orders in international criminal law; interaction of the economic and environmental dimensions of the principle of sustainable development; and legal dimensions of Canada's dispute with the European Union over international trade in seal products. Each volume includes a notes and comments section; a digest of international economic law; a section on current Canadian practice in international law (including recent parliamentary declarations and Canadian treaty actions); a digest of important Canadian cases; and book reviews.
The Editor-in-Chief is John H. Currie, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, and the Associate Editor is Rene Provost, Faculty of Law, McGill University. The Board of Editors includes scholars from leading universities across Canada.
Articles Obeying Restraints: Applying the Plea of Superior Orders to Military Defendants before the International Criminal Court / Christopher K. Penny The Rogue Civil Airliner and International Human Rights Law: An Argument for a Proportionality of Effects Analysis within the Right to Life / Robin F. Holman Regional Arrangements and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: The Role of the African Union Peace and Security Council / Charles Riziki Majinge Les piliers economique et environnemental du developpement durable: conciliation ou soutien mutuel? L'eclairage apporte par la Cour internationale de Justice dans l'Affaire des Usines de pate a papier sur le fleuve Uruguay (Argentine c Uruguay) / Geraud de Lassus Saint-Genies Notes and Comments Does the Charter Float? The Application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Canada's Policing of High Seas Fisheries / Drew Tyler The International Court of Justice's Kosovo Case: Assessing the Current State of International Legal Opinion on Remedial Secession / Daniel H. Meester Digest of International Economic Law in 2009 Commerce / Richard Ouellet Le Canada et le systeme financier international en 2009 / Bernard Colas Investissement / Celine Levesque Canadian Practice in International Law At the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2009-10 / compiled by Alan Kessel Parliamentary Declarations in 2010-11 / compiled by Alexandra Logvin Treaty Action Taken by Canada in 2009 / compiled by Jacqueline Caron Cases Canadian Cases in Public International Law in 2009-10 / compiled by Gib van Ert Canadian Cases in Private International Law in 2010 / compiled by Joost Blom Book Reviews Indexes