Biehler on International Law

Key features* Gives students a clear understanding of the most important aspects of internationallaw in relation to Ireland* Mirrors the structure of an international law course enabling students to find information they need quickly and easily* Explains the most relevant concepts, doctrines, treaties/legislation and cases in the area of international law with extensive notes on Irish cases and practicesNew to this editionThis key second edition of Biehler on International Law includes important updates given on Irish neutrality and developments in peacekeeping operations, particularly participation in EU Battlegroups; the status of Northern Ireland; rendition, and drone strikes. It also contains increased detail on International Legal Procedures and the Law of Treaties, and new chapters on State Responsibility and the Law of the Sea, so that both lecturers and students are up to date on any new occurrence in the law.ContentsThe Concept of Sovereignty; The State in International Law ; The Sources of Law ; The Relationship between Irish Law and International Law ; Ireland in International Law ; The Use of Force An Irish Approach; Neutrality and International Humanitarian Law; The Law of the Sea; The Law of State Responsibility; Participation and Procedure at International Institutions