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Title Immunities in the age of global constitutionalism / edited by Anne Peters, Evelyne Lagrange, Stefan Oeter and Christian Tomuschat
Published Leiden [The Netherlands] : Brill Nijhoff, [2014]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Foreword; List of Contributors; Chapter 1 Immune against Constitutionalisation?; Part 1 State Immunity-National Practice; Chapter 2 L'immunité souveraine de l'État : la pratique française; Chapter 3 Sovereign Immunities of States: A German Perspective; Chapter 4 Current Polish Practice in the Domain of State Immunity; Chapter 5 The Holy See, a Former Somalian Prime Minister, and a Confiscated Pissarro Painting: Recent US Case Law on Foreign Sovereign Immunity; Chapter 6 La renonciation par un État à son immunité d'exécution
Part 2 State Immunity before the ICJ-The Case Germany v. ItalyChapter 7 The Case of Germany v. Italy before the ICJ; Chapter 8 Remedies of Victims of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanities: Some Critical Remarks on the ICJ's Judgment on the Jurisdictional Immunity of States; Chapter 9 L'affaire Allemagne contre Italie ou les dilemmes du droit et de la justice; Part 3 Commercial Activities and State Immunity; Chapter 10 Blurring Boundaries between Sovereign Acts and Commercial Activities: A Functional View on Regulatory Immunity and Immunity from Execution
Chapter 11 State Immunity and Sovereign BondsChapter 12 Gel des fonds des banques centrales et immunité d'exécution; Part 4 Immunity and Impunity; Chapter 13 Immunité et souveraineté dans l'arrêt de la Cour internationale de Justice dans l'affaire Immunités juridictionnelles de l'État; Chapter 14 Serious Human Rights Violations as Potential Exceptions to Immunity: Conceptual Challenges; Chapter 15 Immunity of State Officials and the Obligation to Prosecute; Chapter 16 The Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights on the Immunity of States; Part 5 Immunities of International Organisations
Chapter 17 Immunités, responsabilisation des organisations internationales et protection des droits individuelsChapter 18 Les immunités de l'Union européenne; Chapter 19 Immunités des organisations internationales : développements récents à la Banque des Règlements Internationaux; Chapter 20 Quelques réflexions sur les immunités des organisations internationales; Part 6 Conclusions; Chapter 21 The Law of Immunities as a Focal Point of the Evolution of International Law
Summary The law of immunity of states, of international organisations, and of public officials is one of the most important and most controversial topics of international law. The book takes up new trends and challenges in this field and assesses them within the framework of global constitutionalism and multilevel governance. Contains chapters in both English and French
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Subject Immunities of foreign states.
Constitutional law.
Government liability (International law)
LAW -- International.
Constitutional law
Government liability (International law)
Immunities of foreign states
Sovereign immunities.
State responsibility.
Responsibility of international organizations.
Form Electronic book
Author Peters, Anne, 1964- editor
Lagrange, Evelyne, editor.
Oeter, Stefan, editor.
Tomuschat, Christian, editor.
ISBN 9789004251632