Table of contents for The making of international law / Alan Boyle and Christine Chinkin.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Contents
Abbreviations xv
Table of Cases xx
Table of Treaties and Other Instruments xiv
1. International Law-Making 1
1. Introduction 1
2. International Law-Making: The Response to Global Terrorism 3
3. Theories of International Law 10
4. International Law-Making in a Globalised World 19
5. Legitimacy 24
5.1 Process Legitimacy 24
5.2 System Legitimacy 28
6. Reform of International Law-Making 35
2. Participants in International Law-Making 41
1. Introduction 41
2. Non-state Actors and Law-Making 46
2.1 Non-state Entities 46
2.2 Indigenous Peoples 48
2.3 Transnational Networks 50
3. NGOs and the UN 52
3.1 What is an NGO? 52
3.2 An NGO Right to Participation? 54
3.3 Democratisation of International Law-Making 57
4. NGOs and Treaty-Making 62
4.1 Treaty Negotiation 62
4.2 Treaty-Making: Case Studies 67
5. NGOs and Institutional Law-Making 77
5.1 The General Assembly 77
5.2 The Security Council 78
5.3 Global Summit Meetings 80
6. NGO Monitoring and Norm Generation 81
7. Advocacy 83
7.1 Litigation Strategies 83
7.2 NGO Innovations 87
8. Autonomous NGO activity 88
9. The Relationship between IGOs and NGOs 90
10. Conclusions 93
3. Multilateral Law-Making: Diplomatic Processes 98
1. Introduction 98
2. Legitimacy and Multilateral Law-Making 99
3. Agenda-Setting 103
3.1 Law-Making, Power and International Relations 103
3.2 Setting the International Law-Making Agenda 104
4. Law-Making by the United Nations 108
4.1 Law-Making by the UN Security Council 109
4.2 The UN General Assembly in International Law-Making 116
4.3 ECOSOC Commissions and Programmes 119
4.4 Specialisation in UN Law-Making: Some Conclusions 123
5. Other International Organisations 124
5.1 The Food and Agriculture Organisation 126
5.2 The World Health Organisation 128
5.3 The International Maritime Organisation 131
5.4 The World Trade Organisation 134
6. International Conferences 141
6.1 The Vienna Convention Model 142
6.2 Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III) 144
6.3 The International Criminal Court Statute 148
7. Law-Making by Treaty Bodies 151
7.1 Intergovernmental Treaty Bodies 151
7.2 Human Rights Treaty Bodies 154
8. Consensus Law-Making: An Assessment 157
8.1 The Nature of Consensus 157
8.2 When is Consensus Law-Making Appropriate? 159
8.3 The Significance of Consensus Procedures 159
9. Conclusions 160
4. Codification and Progressive Development of International Law 163
1. Introduction 163
2. Codification and Progressive Development by the UN 166
2.1 The 6th Committee of the UNGA 168
2.2 Ad Hoc Committee on Terrorism 168
2.3 Ad Hoc Committee on the Safety of UN Personnel 170
3. The International Law Commission 171
3.1 The Commission as an Independent Expert Body 172
3.2 Codification and Progressive Development by the ILC 174
3.3 Choice of Topics 175
3.4 Relations with Other Bodies 176
3.5 Working Procedures 180
3.6 Codification by Treaty or Soft Law? 181
4. Codification and Progressive Development in Practice 183
4.1 State Responsibility 183
4.2 State Immunity 186
4.3 The Law of Treaties 189
4.4 International Criminal Law and the International Criminal Court 194
4.5 International Environmental Law 197
5. The ILC and Customary International Law 200
6. Codification by Other Bodies 204
6.1 The International Committee of the Red Cross 204
6.2 UNIDROIT 206
7. Conclusions 207
5. Law-making Instruments 210
1. Introduction 210
2. Soft Law 211
2.1 The Significance of Soft Law 211
2.2 What is Soft Law? 212
2.3 Treaties or Soft Law? 214
2.4 Soft Law as Part of the Multilateral Treaty-Making Process 216
2.5 Treaties as Soft Law 220
2.6 Soft Law General Principles 222
2.7 Soft Law and Customary Law 225
2.8 Conclusions 229
3. UN Security Council Resolutions 229
3.1 The Power to Take Binding Decisions 229
3.2 UNSC Resolutions and their Relationship to International Law 232
4. Treaties as Law-Making Instruments 233
4.1 The Variety of Treaties 233
4.2 Treaties and Customary Law 234
4.3 Treaties and Third States 238
4.4 Treaties As Evolving Regimes 241
4.5 Treaty Relations in Theory: Successive Treaties and Lex Specialis 248
4.6 Treaty Relations in Practice: UNCLOS, Biological Diversity and WTO Law 256
5. Conclusions 260
6. Law-Making by International Courts and Tribunals 263
1. Introduction 263
2. Do International Courts Make Law? 266
3. Judicial Process 269
4. International Courts: Interpretation and Application of Law 272
4.1 Applicable Law 273
4.2 'Living Instruments', and Judicial Interpretation 276
4.3 Application of Customary International Law 278
4.4 Application of General Principles of Law 285
4.5 Gaps in the Law 289
5. Role of Lawyers 290
6. Precedential Weight of Judicial Decisions 293
7. Legitimacy of Law-Making by International Courts 300
8. Conclusions 310
Bibliography 313
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

International law.
International agencies.
International courts.
Treaties.