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This term ‘has acquired popularity with politicians as well as with lawyers. It is, however, used ambiguously to designate the suitability of a dispute for settlement, both as to law ... ...

Permanent Court of International Justice.

Permanent Court of International Justice.   Reference library

David S. Patterson

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
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History, Regional and National History
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526 words

...of the League of Nations . Interest in a world court to handle legal issues nonetheless persisted. Article 14 of the Covenant of the League of Nations authorized the League Council to formulate plans for a Permanent Court of International Justice, and Article 13 defined the “justiciable” questions that could be brought before it. The U.S. Senate rejected membership in the league, but Elihu Root ( 1845–1937 ), the most prominent American promoter of a world court, served on the Advisory Committee of Jurists ( 1920 ) that designed the details for the new court...

Terra nullius

Terra nullius   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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2003
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History, Regional and National History
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803 words

...nullius could be considered separately, Reynolds's distinction helps make sense of Murphy's comments. When the High Court ruled in 1992 (the Mabo case ) that ‘native title’ was protected by Australian common law, the judges reiterated that Australian sovereignty was not justiciable. While deploring forceful dispossession, their judgment did not, however, reclassify Australia as a ‘conquered’ colony. Rather, the court reinterpreted the essential prerogatives of Australian sovereignty, denying that it entailed wholesale dispossession. The High Court has not...

law and lawyers

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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2007
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History, Regional and National History
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3,286 words

...when an ever‐increasing flow of directives and regulations has reached every corner of national law, justiciable ultimately in Luxemburg. Britain has also been a member of the Council of Europe since its inception in 1949 . One consequence of this has been the acceptance of the European Convention on Human Rights, and with it the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg. The Human Rights Act of 1998 makes the Convention justiciable for the first time in the ordinary courts of the land. At the other end of the spectrum, but by no...

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