Yonsei ULS PIL Reference

This page has been created to introduce ULS Members to advanced level studies of Public International Law. Senior Members of ULS have contributed to the formulation and regular updating of this database. Your quest for domination over PIL begins right here!

Introduction to Public International Law

  • History of International Law
  • Legal Philosophy in International Law
  • International Courts and Tribunals

Sources of International Law

  • Custom
  • Treaties
  • General Principles of Law
  • Judicial Decisions
  • Writers
  • Other possible sources of International Law
  • Hierarchy of Sources and Jus Cogens
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Subjects of International Law

Statehood

  • Creation of Statehood
  • Recognition
  • Right to Self-Determination
  • State Succession
    • Continuity and Succession
  • Special Cases
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Sovereignty and Territory

  • Territorial Sovereignty
  • Acquisition of Additional Territory
  • Territorial Integrity and Self Determination
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Jurisdiction

  • Principle of Domestic Jurisdiction
  • Legislative, executive and judicial jurisdiction
  • Civil Jurisdiction
  • Criminal Jurisdiction
    • Territoriality Principle
    • Nationality Principle
    • Passive Personality Principle
    • Protective Principle
    • Universality Principle
  • Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
  • Concurrent Jurisdiction
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Immunities from Jurisdiction

  • Sovereign Immunity
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Diplomatic Law
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Relationship btw Int’l Law and Municipal(Domestic) Law

  • Role of Municipal Rules in International Law
  • International Law before Municipal courts
    • United States
    • United Kingdom
  • Justiciability and Act of State
  • Relevant Court Rulings

State Responsibility

  • Attribution
  • Acts Ultra Vires
  • Treatment of Aliens
  • Expropriation of Foreign Property
  • Exhaustion of Local Remedies
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Law of Treaties

  • Making of Treaties
  • Reservations
  • Entry into Force
  • Application of Treaties
  • Termination
  • Invalidity
  • Relevant Court Rulings

Settlement of Disputes by Peaceful Means

  • Relevant Court Rulings

 

 Law of the Sea

Int’l Environmental Law

Int’l Human Rights Law

Int’l Humanitarian Law

WTO/FTA Law

 Space Law

 

 

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