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Material and notes of International Law

Is International Law Oxymoronic. Argue

International Law is Oxymoronic?  One of the most controversial issues that has been long debated and discussed and on which the opinions of the Jurists are sharply divided since the beginning of the science of law of nations concerns the…

State Recognition in International Law

Introduction: The international community often witnesses territorial changes. New states are born out of the existing states or old states disappear by merging with other states or splitting into many new states. Revolution occurs and…

Prisoners of War

Introduction: The rule regarding prisoners of war is enumerated in Geneva Convention 1949. It contains exhaustive provisions as to treatment of prisoners of war. It would apply to all cases of war even if the conflict is not of…

Law of Treaty

Definitions:- Treaty is defined as “Agreements of a contractual character between states or organizations of states creating legal rights and obligations”. Oppenheim. “In nearly all the cases, the object of the treaty is to impose…

Diplomatic Agents and Immunities

Introduction: Diplomatic agents are the persons who are reside in foreign countries as representatives of the state by whom they are dispatched. They provide an important link between the country which dispatch them and the country to…

Extradition

Introduction: Ordinarily, every state exercise and enjoys complete jurisdiction over all the person within its jurisdiction, but sometimes there may be cases where a person after committing crime runs away to another country. In such a…

Asylum in International Law

Introduction: A state’s authority to grant asylum is recognized by customary International Law. Every state has absolute right to grant asylum unless it has accepted some particular restriction in this regard. The conception of…

Law of Seas

Introduction:- The United Nations Convention on the law of the Sea is an international agreement that govern the rights and responsibilities of nations with respect to their use of the international water, establishing guidelines for…

Law of Neutrality

NEUTRALITY: Definition:- “Neutrality is the attitude of impartiality adopted by third states towards belligerents, such attitude creating rights and duties between the impartial states and the belligerents”. Explanation…