Category Archives: Specialties

Shipping Interdiction and the Law of the Sea (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

In this comparative study of shipping interdiction, Douglas Guilfoyle considers the State action of stopping, searching and arresting foreign flag vessels and crew on the high seas in cases such as piracy, slavery, drug smuggling, fisheries management, migrant smuggling, the … Continue reading

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International Law and its Others

Institutional and political developments since the end of the Cold War have led to a revival of public interest in, and anxiety about, international law. Liberal international law is appealed to as offering a means of constraining power and as … Continue reading

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Disabled People and the Right to Life: The Protection and Violation of Disabled Peoples Most Basic Human Rights

The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. ‘Human rights’ has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, … Continue reading

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The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder

Famed Charles Manson prosecutor and three time #1 New York Times bestselling author Vincent Bugliosi has written the most powerful, explosive, and thought-provoking book of his storied career. In The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, Bugliosi presents a … Continue reading

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Lloyd’s MIU Handbook of Maritime Security

Managing the ever-changing nature and cross-disciplinary challenges of the maritime sector demands a complete understanding of the special characteristics of the maritime space. The complexity of the operations of ships, ports, shipping companies, and naval and coast guard maritime security … Continue reading

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Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The IMO’s Role in Protecting Vulnerable Marine Areas (Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs) (Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs)

Designations of large Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) triggered a controversial debate within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) concerning the legal basis of PSSAs, the relationship between the IMO s PSSA guidelines and UNCLOS, as well as the competency of … Continue reading

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Darfur and the Crime of Genocide (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)

In 2004, the State Department gathered more than a thousand interviews from refugees in Chad that verified Colin Powell’s U.N. and congressional testimonies about the Darfur genocide. The survey cost nearly a million dollars to conduct and yet it languished … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Sky?: The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On

In the summer of 1900, a zeppelin stayed aloft for a full eighteen minutes above Lake Constance and mankind found itself at the edge of a new world. Where many saw hope and the dawn of another era, one man … Continue reading

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Autism, Discrimination and the Law: A Quick Guide for Parents, Educators and Employers

“Autism, Discrimination and the Law” outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). What might discrimination against people with autism look like? What can you … Continue reading

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Peace Treaties and International Law in European History: From the Late Middle Ages to World War One

Specialists from every European country analyze peace treaty practice from the late fifteenth century to the 1919 Peace of Versailles in this collection. Emphasizing the doctrinal debate about peace treaties and the influence of older, Roman and medieval, concepts on … Continue reading

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