Digest of United States Practice in International Law 2007

Hardcover | December 17, 2008

bySally J Cummins

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Co-published by Oxford University Press and the International Law Institute, and prepared in close cooperation with the Office of the Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State, The Digest of United States Practice in International Law presents an annual compilation of documentsand commentary highlighting significant developments in public and private international law, and is an invaluable resource for practitioners and scholars in the field. Each annual volume compiles excerpts from documents such as treaties, diplomatic notes and correspondence, legal opinion letters, judicial decisions, executive orders, Senate committee reports, press releases and federal legislation and regulations. All the documents which are excerpted in theDigest are selected by members of the Legal Adviser's Office of the U.S. Department of State, based on their judgments about the significance of the issues, their potential relevance to future situations, and their likely interest to practitioners and scholars. In almost every case, the commentaryto each excerpt is accompanied by a citation to the full text.

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Co-published by Oxford University Press and the International Law Institute, and prepared in close cooperation with the Office of the Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State, The Digest of United States Practice in International Law presents an annual compilation of documentsand commentary highlighting significant develo...

Sally Cummins is at the Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1250 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:December 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195379977

ISBN - 13:9780195379976

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"The International Law Institute is delighted to be partnering with Oxford University Press to co-publish the annual Digest of United States Practice in International Law. We are confident that it will continue to be the definitive reference source documenting the views and actions of the United States in the most important areas of international law." - Don Wallace, Chairman, International Law Institute "The Digest has been an invaluable asset in my work for over 35 years. The compilation brings pertinent information to the practitioner that is almost impossible to locate elsewhere. No international law library is adequate without it." - Davis Robinson, of counsel, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & McRae, LLP; Former Legal Adviser to the US Department of State "The annual volumes of the Digest are a vital resource for international lawyers, be they practitioners, academics or students." - Sir Michael Wood, former Legal Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office