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Question: Identify the theories which describe the relationship between international law and domestic law and evaluate their relevance in UK law.

Answer: Every, or almost every, country in the world has their own legal system that governs the relationship between individual legal persons within the state or between individuals and the state but what...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: International Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2090 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2001 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 404

Question: Discuss the role and importance of international commercial arbitration as an alternative dispute settlement mechanism in the present day world.

Answer: Arbitration can be defined as where parties state their views, offer evidence at an arbitration hearing, and agree to let an impartial, professionally-trained arbitrator make a decision that will end the dispute...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2648 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2002 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 398

Question: AIRCRAFT LAW - LIABILITY Explore the problems regarding aircraft liability in the international realm.

Answer: The problems regarding aircraft liability in the international realm primarily relate to resolving issues of legal status of international airline passengers and cargo. The issues are defined as follows: sovereignty over airspace,...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: International Law | Year: 1st | Words: 948 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 1999 | Date submitted: February 16, 2009 | Coursework ID: 231

Question: The advisory opinions of the International Court of Justice in the Namibia (South West Africa) (1971) I.C.J. Rep. 16 and the Western Sahara (1975) I.C.J. Rep. 12 cases held that the right to self-determination of peoples had achieved the status of jus cogens.

Discuss what these opinions tell us about the status of peremptory norms in international law and how they are created and extinguished.

Answer: What is Jus Cogens? Jus Cogens are the basic and fundamental rules of International Law. A Jus Cogen is a peremptory norm of international law. Jus Cogens have been likened to a...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1862 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: September 29, 2008 | Coursework ID: 8

Question: ‘Inter-national law, or some particular interpretation of international law, is sometimes found actually to hinder measures to maintain international order.’ Critically assess the validity of this claim.

Answer: ‘International Law’ and its interpretation will obviously be a topic of perennial dispute among many. Legal and political perspectives on its nature or substance are numerous, and may need to be addressed...


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Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1666 | References: Yes | Date written: April, 2004 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 400

Question: Outline and critically evaluate the legal justifications for the use of force in the international community.

Answer: From the beginning of time, conflict between individuals has been the primary reason for the rule of law, rather than that of an arbitrary nature. The statement made by Cassese above refers...


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Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3583 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 399

Question: WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF RECOGNITION WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM?

Answer: “The international community is not a static body. New states come into existence. Revolutions occur and new governments establish themselves. Territorial changes take place. Of these changes the members of the international...


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Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: International Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1723 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 19, 2008 | Coursework ID: 131

Question: ‘Without a credible system of sanctions it is wrong to speak of International Law. At most one can talk of ethical, diplomatic or political norms that influence, shape or constrain the conduct of states and of other international actors. But the notion of ‘law’ must be reserved for an entirely different kind of system.’ Discuss.

Answer: Despite the fact that international law is the predominant method for organising an increasingly global and complex international community, it has not had an easy time facing sceptics who question its credibility...


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Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2517 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 402

Question: Critically discuss the role and importance of international commercial arbitration as an alternative dispute settlement mechanism in international trade today.

Answer: Dealing with the role and importance of international arbitration as an alternative dispute settlement mechanism in international trade today raises two questions. First of all, the question of the “role” of international...


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Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3005 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 19, 2008 | Coursework ID: 130

Question: ‘The Bill of Lading is a fundamental piece in the jigsaw that is export trade.’
Critically examine this important document, its function and the role it plays in export trade taking into account the simplification of the law brought about by the repeal of s. 1 of the Bills of Lading Act 1855. (Export and International Trade Law)

Answer: Aside from raising the general question of what the Bill of Lading is by definition, firstly this question requires examination of the importance of this document in relation to its function and...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: International Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3216 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2009 | Date submitted: April 05, 2010 | Coursework ID: 601


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