International Law

International Law is composed of the laws, rules, and principles of general application that deal with the conduct of nation states and international organizations among themselves as well as the relationships between nation states and international organizations with persons, whether natural or juridical.

THE DOCTRINE OF RENVOI

INTRODUCTION Being one of the most theoretically challenging concepts in private international law, generations of conflict-of-laws scholars have debated the question and concept of Renvoi. It is t…

Settlement of Disputes

Introduction Disputes are inextricably linked to international relations. Increasingly these disputes are no longer just primarily between states but also between states and other parties like inte…

Principle of Non-Refoulement

Introduction: Refoulement translated roughly as ‘turning back’ of refugees, includes both the rejection of refugees at the border as well as the deportation of refugees from inside of a…

War under International Law

INTRODUCTION Law of war is the part of international law which deals with the commencement, demeanor, and termination of warfare. Its aim is to limit the suffering caused to combatants and, more pa…

Extradition and Asylum

WHAT IS EXTRADITION? Extradition is the conventional process in which a person is surrendered by one state to another on the basis of a treaty, or comity, or some bilateral arrangement between the …

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Introduction Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is comparatively a concept of recent origin. The concept of EEZ was initiated by Kenya in 1972 at the Geneva session of the UN Committee on Peaceful uses …

EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

INTRODUCTION Law is that element which binds the members of the community together in their adherence to recognised values and standards. The foundations of international law (or the law of nations…

Definition of International Law

The term international law has been defined in a variety of ways by different jurists. Some of the definitions may be given as under: By Oppenheim: – “Law of Nations or international law is t…