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The Library of Essays in International Humanitarian Law: The Library of Essays in International Humanitarian Law


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The Library of Essays in International Humanitarian Law: 6-Volume Set

The Library of Essays in International Humanitarian Law: 6-Volume Set

1st Edition

Michael N. Schmitt, Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg
September 06, 2012

This series is the product of a three-year project to bring together the most significant works in the field of humanitarian law published in the last century. In the process of selection, the editors have consulted scores of humanitarian law experts worldwide and conducted exhaustive literature...

The Development and Principles of International Humanitarian Law

The Development and Principles of International Humanitarian Law

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
August 30, 2012

The essays selected for the first part of this volume offer an insight into the development, as distinguished from the history, of international humanitarian law. The focus of the majority of the works reprinted here is on an analysis of the adequacy of the law as it stood at the time of the...

The Scope and Applicability of International Humanitarian Law

The Scope and Applicability of International Humanitarian Law

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
August 28, 2012

The applicability of international humanitarian law requires the existence of an armed conflict that is either international or non-international in character. Accordingly, the concept of armed conflict (as well as the related notion of war) and its temporal and material limits are the focus of...

Detention and Occupation in International Humanitarian Law

Detention and Occupation in International Humanitarian Law

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
August 22, 2012

Detention and occupation are two challenging aspects of international humanitarian law in 21st century warfare. The essays selected for this volume examine the historical foundations of these issues, as well as the contemporary practices surrounding them. Detention law was prominently codified...

The Conduct of Hostilities in International Humanitarian Law, Volume II

The Conduct of Hostilities in International Humanitarian Law, Volume II

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
August 21, 2012

The essays selected for this second volume on the conduct of hostilities examine discrete topics of international humanitarian law that are particularly relevant to 21st century warfare. It commences with an examination of the adequacy of traditional weapons law in the face of modern weaponry that...

The Conduct of Hostilities in International Humanitarian Law, Volume I

The Conduct of Hostilities in International Humanitarian Law, Volume I

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
August 21, 2012

This volume is the first of two addressing the legal regime governing the use of force during armed conflicts. Traditionally labeled 'Hague Law', today the norms it examines are commonly referred to as 'conduct of hostilities rules'. At the heart of this body of law is the principle of distinction...

The Implementation and Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law

The Implementation and Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law

1st Edition

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Michael N. Schmitt
July 28, 2012

The essays selected for this volume explore the entire range of issues related to the question of how to implement and enforce international humanitarian law. Measures of self-help that used to play a key role in past international armed conflicts, especially reprisals, have increasingly been...

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