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International Law - Topic 1

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International Law - Topic 1
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Foreign relations Law Government International law Authority International trade Public international law United Nations International human rights law Human rights International Court of Justice Sovereignty
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Topics this document covers:
Foreign relations Law Government International law Authority International trade Public international law United Nations International human rights law Human rights International Court of Justice Sovereignty
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We begin by examining the scope and history of this fascinating subject. Besides introducing some key institutions such as the United Nations, this topic also addresses the oft raised question: are international relations really under the rule of law, or is it more a matter of might equaling right • Deadline for Quiz A: 11.00 pm, Sunday 6 March Sub Topic 1.1: What is International Law o Public International Law is principally concerned with relationship between Sovereign State (as opposed to Federated States) o Sovereign States – Australia, United Kingdom, United States (part of the United Nations) o Federated States – New South Wales, California & Virginia o Non-State entities such as European Union, WTO have legal personality in International Law. Hence, individuals and corporations can enjoy rights and hold responsi...
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