Principles of International Law

by Stephen Hall
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Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 30th April 2019
Publisher: Lexis Nexis Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23 x 16  x 5
Weight (kg): 1.45
Edition Number: 6

Principles of International Law provides a clear, succinct and accessible guide to the cardinal concepts of public international law by covering its structure, systematic requirements and major substantive topics.

Each chapter contains a clear statement of objectives, a list of key instruments and authorities, a lucid statement of the law, original analysis and commentary, extracts from treaties and other legal instruments, and helpful case summaries and extracts. Problem questions with suggested responses and further discussion questions are provided. An appendix of basic documents is included for convenient quick reference.

The sixth edition is updated and revised to incorporate the most recent developments in international law across a wide range of areas. Recent decisions of the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and other international and domestic tribunals have been added. The extended coverage includes:


  • the South China Sea arbitration award in the Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • the draft conclusions on the identification of customary internal law issued by the International Law Commission
  • an expanded consideration of the General Principles of Law as they relate to the jus gentium

    The volume provides clear guidance to scholars, legal practitioners and students of law or international relations seeking to improve their knowledge and to extend their understanding of this important subject.

  • Clear, accessible discussion of international law key principles
  • Covers all key topics
  • Extensive pedagogic features enhance learning outcomes
  • Includes selected primary source documents


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