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International law, the International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons

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The legality of nuclear weapons has been strongly questioned in recent years, particularly by the developing countries and non-governmental organisations. Their concern found expression in the requests by the World Health Organisation and the United Nations General Assembly to the International Court of Justice to pronounce on the legality of their use. On 8 July 1996, the Court handed down two Advisory Opinions; these are the first authoritative international judicial opinions since the development of nuclear weapons in the 1940s. This 1999 book offers a comprehensive study of the opinions. More than thirty internationally respected experts contribute their analyses of the status of nuclear weapons in international law across all its sectors: use of force, humanitarian law, environment and human rights. The contributions also assess the implications of the opinions for international organisations and the international judicial function. Contributors include lawyers, academics, diplomats and advisors to international bodies.

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Printed in 1999, first edition.

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Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes & Philippe Sands
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.7 x 15.2 x 3.6 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521654807
ISBN-13:
9780521654807
Number of pages:
592
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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The legality of nuclear weapons has been strongly questioned in recent years, particularly by the developing countries and non-governmental organisations. Their concern found expression in the requests by the World Health Organisation and the United Nations General Assembly to the International Court of Justice to pronounce on the legality of their use. On 8 July 1996, the Court handed down two Advisory Opinions; these are the first authoritative international judicial opinions since the development of nuclear weapons in the 1940s. This 1999 book offers a comprehensive study of the opinions. More than thirty internationally respected experts contribute their analyses of the status of nuclear weapons in international law across all its sectors: use of force, humanitarian law, environment and human rights. The contributions also assess the implications of the opinions for international organisations and the international judicial function. Contributors include lawyers, academics, diplomats and advisors to international bodies.

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Printed in 1999, first edition.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes & Philippe Sands
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.7 x 15.2 x 3.6 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521654807
ISBN-13:
9780521654807
Number of pages:
592
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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