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International Law

1. Reflect on Art. II, Sec. 2 of the 1987 Phil. Constitution. Are customary laws automatically followed by the Philippines? Explain. (200 words) As stated in Art II, Sec. 2 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution “The Philippines renounces war as an instrument of national policy, adopts the generally accepted principles of international law as part of the law of the land and adheres to the policy of peace, equality, justice, freedom, cooperation, and amity with all nations.” a war that is renounced...

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International Law

Business Management Chennai - 020 SECOND SEMESTER EMBA/MBA Subject: International Law (answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words) 1. Explain the origin & nature of International Law  its legal powers . International law has developed historically and philosophically over many centuries, in many cultures and a rudimentary system of international law existed even in ancient societies. Persons from even the most diverse historical...

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International Law

Introduction: International law has been regarded throughout history as the main system of rules regulating players of the international community, it applies to all states and imposes specific obligations and rights on nations, just as domestic law imposes them on individuals. Its purpose is similar to that of domestic law that is to eliminate chaos in the International community and set standards of behavior which states must follow in their dealings with each other. Many controversies have...

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International law

Realism • International law • Conclusion • List of works cited ​ IntroductionLaw is a concept of governance that involves the stipulation and establishment of rules and regulations that are enforced to shape politics, economics, and society. It is put in place by various governmental institutions to govern a community. Law moderates our day–to-day lives with regards to human relationships. It has various concepts to it; company law, property law, trust law...

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international law

Of Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Effective jurisdiction of International law 3. Enforcement by States 4. Sources of implementation 5. Conclusion 6. Bibliography (1) 1. Introduction: International law after world war II grew by leaps and bounds due to absence of one International law regulating authority. For International law to be effective states must owe allegiance to an international organization and states are accountable of their actions on...

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Jurisdiction in International Law

Issues In International Law INTRODUCTION Jurisdiction is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political le adder to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations...

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Refugee Law

Refugee law is the branch of international law which deals with the rights and protection of refugees. It is related to, but distinct from, international human rights law and international humanitarian law, which deal respectively with human rights in general, and the conduct of war in particular. Refugee law encompasses customary law, peremptory norms, and international legal instruments. The only international instrument is the UN Convention, with an optional Protocol, while various regional bodies...

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subjects of international law

SUBJECTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW - STATES I. Traditional Subjects of International Law A. States In addition to controlling territory, States have lawmaking and executive functions. States have full legal capacity, that is, they have the ability to be vested with rights and to incur obligations. B. Insurgents Insurgents are a destabilizing factor, which makes States reluctant to accept them, unless they show some of the attributes of sovereignty (e.g. control of a defined territory). Their...

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Public International Law

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Name of the Case: SADC Asylum Case (Asante/Gopenia) Year of the decision: 2014 Court: SADC Tribunal Legal Issues before the Tribunal: 1. Is Asante competent, as the country that grants asylum, to unilaterally qualify the offence for the purpose of asylum under treaty law and international law? 2. Was Gopenia, as the territorial State, bound to give a guarantee of safe passage? The Tribunal’s Decision: As a point of departure, Article 38(1) UN Charter provides...

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Nature of International Law

International Law Assignment Q: You work for John Keating MP, who is due to give a talk at a Community Centre in his constituency. The talk has been necessitated by calls by another local MP, Bronwyn Bishop, demanding that the UK should concentrate on domestic issues and play a lesser role in international affairs. In a speech in the House of Commons, Ms Bishop h as supported her demand with the argument that international law is ineffective, and can hardly be described as law. Mr Keating...

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