This is a compilation of first year public international law essentials. It includes the following:
1) Origins/history of international law
2) Sources of international law (customary law, ergs omens and jus cogens)
3) A range of International Court of Justice and International Criminal Court case briefs
4) Unilateral declarations
5) Participants in the international legal system
6) The law on state jurisdiction
7) Jurisdiction over water/land/air
8) Diplomatic Immunity
9) State responsibility
10) The use of force
The compilation is largely derived from class notes, and reading summarizes from International Law: Doctrine, Practice and Theory (John H. Currie, Craig Forcese, Valerie Oosterveld) Irwin Law 2007 and Public International Law. 2nd Ed. John H. Currie. Irwin Law 2008.
A PDF and Word version are attached.
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