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Full Course Notes for Public International Law

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Foreign relations Law International relations International law Reservation Public international law Treaty Sources of international law Suzerainty International Court of Justice Sovereign state International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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Foreign relations Law International relations International law Reservation Public international law Treaty Sources of international law Suzerainty International Court of Justice Sovereign state International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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L INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PERSONS A person is an actor with legal capacity to exercise rights and duties on the international plane States International organizations • Have capacity to the extent necessitated by its functions or specified or implied in its constituent documents or practice- Reparation of injuries o UN a political body • Can be held liable for wrongful acts- Behrami v France o European Court of Human Rights • Not individuals o Statute of ICJ does not recognise o Nothing to prevent individuals from acquiring rights directly under a treaty- Advisory opinion of the Permanent Court of International Justice • Not NGOs o But some treaties like the Montreal Protocol appear to give personality to relevant/qualified bodies in relation to a particular topic • Not corporations o US courts suggest corporations are not people- Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petro...
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