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Published: 27 January 2012

944 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199856077

Bookseller Code (06)

Digest of United States Practice in International Law, 2010

Elizabeth R. Wilcox

Digest of US Practice in International Law

  • This annual volume summarizes official U.S. positions on the most important issues in international law. This year's edition covers statements by U.S. officials in support of the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice that the declaration of independence of Kosovo did not violate international law, and the Statement of U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice on the first-time support of the U.S. for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, in addition to many other documents.
  • Each annual volume compiles excerpts from timely and important documents, making it an invaluable resource for practitioners and scholars in the field.
  • Featured in the 2010 Digest are excerpts from and discussion of numerous documents that are relevant to current events, including 2010 court cases on habeas and transfer issues relating to Guantanamo detainees.