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Democratic Statehood in International Law

Democratic Statehood in International Law In the book Democratic Statehood in International Law, I develop an argument that state creation is a political process of overcoming a competing claim to territorial integrity. The emergence of a new state is not an automatic or factual occurrence upon meeting the statehood criteria. …

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The Antelope – U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court The Antelope, 23 U.S. 10 Wheat. 66 66 (1825) The Antelope 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 66 APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GEORGIA Syllabus The African slave trade is contrary to the law of nature, but is not prohibited by the positive law of nations. Although the …

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Amerada Hess Shipping Corporation v. Argentine Republic

Supreme Court of the United States ARGENTINE REPUBLIC v. AMERADA HESS SHIPPING CORP. ET AL. 488 U.S. 428 CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT Argued December 6, 1988 – Decided January 23, 1989 A crude oil tanker owned by respondent United Carriers, Inc., a …

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Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua – Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua Judgment of January 29, 1997 (Merits, Reparations and Costs) In the Genie Lacayo Case, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, …

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Hollis: Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900

Hollis: Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900Duncan B. Hollis (Temple Univ. – Law) has posted Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900 (in The U.S. Supreme Court and International Law: Continuity or Change?, W. Dodge, M. Ramsey & D. Sloss eds., forthcoming). Here’s the abstract:This chapter, part of a larger book …

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