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Author: Michael John Garcia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: law, effect, agreements, international
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437930263
ISBN-13: 9781437930269

Provides an intro. to the roles that international law and agreements play in the U.S. International law is derived from two primary sources ż international agreements (IA) and customary practice. Under the U.S. legal system, IA can be entered into by means of a treaty or an executive agreement. The Constitution allocates primary responsibility for entering into such agreements to the exec. branch, but Congress also plays an essential role. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Forms of IA: Treaties; Executive Agreements; Nonlegal Agreements; (3) Effects of IA on U.S. Law; (4) Customary In
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Author: Curtis F. J. Doebbler
Publisher: CD Publishing
Keywords: law, humanitarian, international, introduction
Number of Pages: 235
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 0974357065
ISBN-13: 9780974357065

This book is an introductory text on international humanitarian law (the laws of war) that provides the basics of law, including excerpts from some of the leading treaty texts. Perfect for a short course in the law--one to five weeks. Also great desk book for practitioners or a supplement for students using a more comprehensive text.
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Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: worldwide, fiscal, years, funding, law, assistance, rule, foreign
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 0756713412
ISBN-13: 9780756713416

In the early 1980s, the U.S. began helping Latin American countries improve their judicial & law enforcement organizations as a way to support democratic principles & institutions. Since then, the U.S. has also been providing rule of law & related assistance to various other regions of the world. This report examines U.S. rule of law assistance programs & places particular emphasis on rule of law activities in Latin America & the Caribbean. Specifically, it identifies: (1) the amount of U.S. rule of law funding provided worldwide (by region & country) in fiscal years 1993-98, & (2) the U.S. de
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Author: Curtis Francis Doebbler
Publisher: CD Publishing
Keywords: cases, materials, law, rights, human, international
Number of Pages: 488
Published: 2004-01
ISBN-10: 0974357006
ISBN-13: 9780974357003

A course book and practice manual for students and practitioners of international human rights law. Designed for a course that will provide a very practical approach to international human rights law. Urges cirtical thinkign and uses exercises, questions, and numerous cases studies to illustrate the law.
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Author: Magnus Killander
Publisher: PULP
Keywords: litigation, africa, rights, human, law, domestic, international
Number of Pages: 261
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 9869857205
ISBN-13: 9789869857208

"African civil law countries are traditionally described as monist and common law countries as dualist. This book illustrates that the monism-dualism dichotomy is too simplistic, in particular in the field of human rights. Academics and practitioners from across the continent illustrate how domestic courts in Africa have engaged with international human rights law to interpret or fill gaps in national bills of rights. The authors also consider the challenges encountered in increasing the use of international human rights law by African domestic courts."--Back cover.
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Author: Richard A. Gittins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: law, commander, military
Number of Pages: 633
Published: 1996-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788172603
ISBN-13: 9780788172601

Contains a series of papers designed to serve as a resource for the Air Force commander faced with legal issues in the fair administration of military justice. Addresses criminal investigations, court-martial issues & procedures, military justice issues, nonjudicial punishment, quality force management, administrative separation, personnel issues, ethics related issues, installation issues, miscellaneous civil law issues, the Air Force legal assistance program, civilian personnel & federal labor law, environmental law, & international & operations law. Indexed.
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Author: Seth A. Stuhl
Publisher: Vault Inc.
Keywords: careers, law, bankruptcy, guide, vault
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2003-11-25
ISBN-10: 1581312571
ISBN-13: 9781581312577

This Vault career guide provides law students and legal professionals with an inside look at careers in bankruptcy law, including compensation and lifestyle information for the practice area.
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