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Published: 16 April 2015

262 Pages


ISBN: 9780199688517

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Jurisdiction in International Law

Second Edition

Cedric Ryngaert

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Fully revised and updated to include new materials on personal jurisdiction, cyberspace, and covering new developments in sanction laws, tax law, transnational tort litigation and universal civil jurisdiction
  • Provides a general theory of jurisdiction in international law
  • Analysis cuts across controversial legal fields, including antitrust and criminal law, helping scholars and practitioners to devise underlying jurisdictional arguments in specific areas of law
  • Presents a transatlantic perspective aiming to unify the approach to jurisdiction in the EU and US in transnational litigation

New to this Edition:

  • New material about personal jurisdiction in the U.S., as well as the concept of jurisdiction in human rights law, specifically extraterritorial application of HR treaties
  • Discussions on cyberspace and 'territorial extension' of domestic regulatory law via market-based measures
  • Discussion of the landmark Morrison case
  • Updated developments in sanction laws and tax law, as well as further exploration on transnational tort litigation and universal civil jurisdiction