retorsion international law
Political judging: when due process goes international.
... the doctrine of res judicata does not rest in discretion; and it is for the government, and not for its courts, to adopt the principle of retorsion, if deemed under any circumstances desirable or necessary." (337) . Retorsion is "[a]n act of lawful retaliation in kind for another nation's ...
The Goldstone Report and the modern law of war.
... 25, by its moderator, Lucy Reed of the American Society of International Law and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, who introduced the panelists: ...Economic and political sanctions and other forms of retorsion are among the most basic tools of international relations. For example, ...
- International Humanitarian Law: Should It Be Reaffirmed, Clarified or Developed?
The Evolution of the Law of Belligerent Reprisals
... It is unsurprising, therefore, that modern international humanitarian law has increasingly sought to restrict the extent to which ... reprisals from the closely related concepts of retaliation and retorsion. The law of retaliation, the lex talionis, demands that a wrongdoer be ...
Information Warfare and Neutrality.
... analysis of the principles of self-defense, reprisals, and retorsions. . The Author continues by exploring the difficulties in analogizing ... that must be addressed in determining guiding principles of international law in the information age. . Information warfare (IW)(1) may become a new ...
Does One Illegality Merit Another? The Law of Belligerent Reprisals in International Law
...4 . Reprisals are related but distinct from the concept of retorsion-acts that "are generally not unlawful and which are taken in response to behavior which itself is not necessarily illegal." 5 In contrast, ...
The Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in American Courts
...' by domestic courts has become a legal problem of increasing international compiexity, directly affecting the judicial, political and cammer-cia1 ...ta adapt the prinelple of retorsion. if deemed under any eircumitsncei desirable or necessary ?'. . This ...
The myth of choice of law: rethinking conflicts.
...I do not mean the arcane terminology -- depecage, renvoi, retorsion, false conflicts, comparative impairment, and unprovided-for cases -- that ... the principle as "[t]he first and most general maxim" of international jurisprudence.(258) Nor was Story innovating in this regard; he derived ...
The Seizure and Recovery of the S.S. Mayaguez: A Legal Analysis of United States Claims: Parr 2
... of the seas, questions which will have to be considered by international laaiyers and statesmen for years to come . TABLEOFCOXTENTS . sret*oii Page ... It iiai recognized to be unexceptional in Ian if it vas (1) a retorsion, (21 a legitimate reprisal, (3) a legitimate interrention or (4) a ...
The Employment of Prisoners of War
... Second Hague Convention of 1899,s no attempt to regulate internationally the use made of prisoner-of-war labor by the Detaining Powers had been ...Such retorsion can easily lead to charges of reprisals, which are outlawed, and thus ...