International Law - A Primer

International Law - A Primer
What is international law? Plain language, authoritative and written by lawyers.

International Law Dictionary

The authentic, true and only reliable yabadabadoo dictionary of those wonderful, lovely, contrived beasts we call international law terms.

2007 - The Treaty of Lisbon

2007 - The Treaty of Lisbon
The Treaty of Lisbon amends the E.U.'s two core treaties, the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community. The latter is renamed the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

Berne Convention on International Copyright

Berne Convention on International Copyright
In the law of intellectual property and copyright in particular, the world would be the Wild West were it not for the Berne Convention.

Hague Convention on International Child Abduction

Child Abduction: The International Hague Convention

The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction may be one of the most important international treaties, with its far-reaching arms, allowing the prompt return of children wrongfully abducted to another country.

Convention on International Civil Aviation, the Chicago Convention 1944

Convention on International Civil Aviation, the Chicago Convention 1944
The law of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, also known as the Chicago Convention 1944, the mother of air law.

Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)
Nothing is of more importance than the recognition of basic rights of children. Set in stilted legal language typical of international law, the UN Convention of 1989 is nonetheless a spectacular contribution to international law, perhaps - at long last - the "beginning of the end" of unacceptable practices towards children from pole to pole.

Corporate Mobility 101: The Legal Authority of a Corporation to Operate Outside It's Original Jurisdiction

Corporate Mobility 101: The Legal Authority of a Corporation to Operate Outside It's Original Jurisdiction
The law of corporate mobility; the legal authority of a corporation to operate outside the territory of its original jurisdiction.

Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War
No two words have stood more majestically between life or dignity and torture or death than the words 'Geneva Convention'. This article reviews the scope of the international treaty protecting prisoners of war.

Hague Service Convention | Treaty Facilitates Cross-Border Service of Court Documents

Hague Service Convention | Treaty Facilitates Cross-Border Service of Court Documents
The Hague Service Convention ... how one little treaty has made the world a much smaller place.

International Court of Justice - ICJ

International Court of Justice - ICJ
Harbinger of the future of international law and holding the banner of peace-maker when and where it is most needed, the International Court of Justice.

International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court
Discover the International Criminal Court which judges some of the worst criminals, capable of genocide and war crimes. As the ICC goes through its growing pains, the day of reckoning approaches where no safe sanctuary on earth would exist for those of the ilk of Adolf Hitler, Idi Amin or Charles Tayor.

Introductory Guide to the American Federal Government

Introductory Guide to the American Federal Government
How does the American federal government system work ... Congress, President, House of Representatives.... all in 1,000 plain language words.

Latin Law Dictionary

Latin law terms and expressions defined in English.

Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (UNCITRAL)

Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (UNCITRAL)
A UN Treaty which standardizes domestic arbitration rules and administrations of various states so as to promote international trade.

Space Law

Space Law

Space Law: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship "Space Law". Its mission: to explore strange new worlds. To boldly go where no lawyer has gone before.

The Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

The Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War
Majestically between life or dignity and torture or death, this article reviews the scope of the international treaty protecting prisoners of war, the Geneva Convention.

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
As transactions spill over the borders defining legal communities in our decentralized world legal order, the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods provides a workable method of coordinating this diversity.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
For the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, it was never "to be or not to be". It had to be and be it is in all its glory, regulating the constant criss-crossing of the oceans of the world by maritime traffic and gold-diggers.

United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection

United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection
Consumer law has a tentative start in international law, as 1985 United Nations Guidelines set out a wish-list of ideals and principles.

Universal Copyright Convention

This international treaty, along with its alternate, the Berne Convention, forms a one-two punch to assert copyright worldwide.

WIPO Copyright Treaty (1996)

WIPO Copyright Treaty (1996)
Yet another international copyright treaty but this time, aimed at computerized documents.