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National Courts and the International Rule of Law

Andre Nollkaemper


This book explores how domestic courts contribute to the maintenance of the rule of international law by providing judicial control over the exercises of public powers that may conflict with international law. The main focus of the book is on judicial control of exercise of public powers by states. Key cases that are reviewed in this book, and that provides empirical material for the main propositions, include Hamdan, in which the US Supreme Court reviewed detention by the United States of suspected terrorists against the 1949 Geneva Conventions; Adalah, in which the Supreme Court of Israel he ... More

Keywords: domestic courts, international law, Hamdan, Adalah, Narmada, United States, Israel, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199236671
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236671.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andre Nollkaemper, author
Professor of Public International Law, University of Amsterdam
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