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Registry

The Registry International Registries States have long used public registry systems to protect property rights in valuable items (1) Registry in International Courts and Tribunals The Office of Administration of Justice coordinates the UN’s internal justice system, and includes the Registries of the UN Dispute Tribunal and UN Appeals Tribunal Registry in the International Court of Justice “Like any other body, a court of justice needs an administrative infrastructure and – Robert KolbThe wrote in his Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justice – a service to carry out any action that needs to be taken on behalf of the Court as a whole. In the case of the ICJ, this body is the Registry (or Greffe), headed by the Registrar (Greffier). The Statute says relatively little on this subject; it merely empowers the Court to deal with it. Article 21, §_2, of the Statute simply provides: ‘The Court shall appoint its Registrar and may provide for the appointment of such other officers as may be necessary.’ Articles 22–29 of the Rules set out the functions of the Registry in great detail. The Court, following proposals from the Registrar, decides the way in which the Registry is to be […]

Contentious Cases

Contentious Cases Legal proceedings in contentious cases are divided into a preparation and main hearing. In the United Kingdom, a “contentious appeal” is not specifically defined by statute. Contentious cases are those where there are points of principle or disputed facts under discussion. Non-contentious cases, like agreements and declarations, may be (usually) witnessed by one judge. International Human Rights contentious cases are spread fairly evenly over the years, with two to three cases per year on average. Contentious cases of the International Court of Justice Contentious cases are defined by reference to Art. 40(1) of the ICJ Statute, which provides: “[c]ases are brought before the Court, as the case may be, either by the notifi cation of the special agreement or by a written application addressed to the Registrar. In either case the subject of the dispute and the parties shall be indicated.” According to a paper of Aloysius P. Llamzon in the European Journal of International Law (Vol. 18 no.5, 2008) titled “Jurisdiction and Compliance in Recent Decisions of the International Court of Justice”, the International Court of Justice has been “getting exponentially busier in the last few years – its docket of contentious cases continues to expand, (1) and resort to […]

List of Advisory Proceedings referred to the International Court of Justice by the General Assembly

List of Advisory Proceedings referred to the International Court of Justice by the General Assembly Among the list of Advisory Proceedings referred to the Court since 1946 by Organs/specialized agencies of the United Nations involved, the following were when the U.N. Organ was the General Assembly: Conditions of Admission of a State to Membership in the United Nations (Article 4 of the Charter) Reparation for Injuries Suffered in the Service of the United Nations Interpretation of Peace Treaties with Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania Competence of the General Assembly for the Admission of a State to the United Nations International Status of South West Africa Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Effect of Awards of Compensation Made by the United Nations Administrative Tribunal Voting Procedure on Questions relating to Reports and Petitions concerning the Territory of South West Africa Admissibility of Hearings of Petitioners by the Committee on South West Africa Certain Expenses of the United Nations (Article 17, paragraph 2, of the Charter) Western Sahara Applicability of the Obligation to Arbitrate under Section 21 of the United Nations Headquarters Agreement of 26 June 1947 Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear […]

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict Contents by Subject Area Anthropological Studies Aggression and Altruism Anthropology of Violence and Conflict, Overview Clan and Tribal Conflict Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict Evolutionary Factors Evolutionary Theory Folklore Peaceful Societies Ritual and Symbolic Behavior Warriors, Anthropology of Biomedical Studies Animal Behavior Studies, Nonprimates Animal Behavior Studies, Primates Animals, Violence toward Biochemical Factors Child Abuse Drug Control Policies Drugs and Violence Effects of War and Political Violence on Health Services Health Consequences of War and Political Violence International Variation in Attitudes toward Violence Long-Term Effects of War on Children Mental Illness Neuropsychology and Mythology of Motivation for Group Aggression Public Health Models of Violence and Violence Prevention Violence to Children, Definition and Prevention of Communications Children, Impact of Television on Communication Studies, Overview Language of War and Peace, The Linguistic Constructions of Violence, Peace, and Conflict Mass Media and Dissent Mass Media, General View Mediation and Negotiation Techniques Peace and the Arts Popular Music Pornography Television Programming and Violence, International Television Programming and Violence, U.S. Criminology Crime and Punishment, Changing Attitudes toward Criminal Behavior, Theories of Criminology, Overview Death Penalty Hate Crimes Homicide Juvenile Crime Law and Violence Minorities as Perpetrators and Victims of […]

Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition

Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition Title: Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition List of Entries Abolitionist Women Adams, John Quincy (1767– 1848) Africa, Antislavery in Africa, Emancipation in Africa Squadron African American Communities Allen, Richard (1760–1831) Ambar, Malik (c. 1550–1626) American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (AFASS) American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) American Colonization Society American Convention of Abolition Societies American Jews and Antislavery American Missionary Association (AMA) Amistad Antislavery Evangelical Protestantism Antislavery Journalism in the United States and Great Britain Anti-Slavery Society (1787) Anti-Slavery Society (1909) Antislavery Songs Apprenticeship Aptheker, Herbert (1915–2003) Arabia and Nineteenthand Twentieth-Century Slavery Aristotle (384–322 B.C.E.) Associates of Dr. Thomas Bray (1723–1777) Atlantic Slave Trade and British Abolition Baartman, Sara (c. 1790–1815) Bacon, Leonard (1802–1881) Bailey, Gamaliel (1807–1859) Baptist War (1831–1832) Barbary Wars and White American Enslavement in North Africa Barnes, Albert (1798–1871) Behn, Aphra (1637/40–1689) Benezet, Anthony (1713–1784) Benin, Restrictions on Slave Trade in Berlin Act (1885) Berlin Africa Conference (1884–1885) Bible and Slavery Birney, James Gillespie (1792– 1857) Bleeding Kansas (1855–1857) Bodin, Jean (c. 1530–1596) Bolıvar, Simon (1783–1830) Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769– 1821) Book of Exodus Boyer, Jean-Pierre (1776–1850) Bright, John (1811–1889) Brissot de Warville, Jacques- Pierre (1754–1793) British and Foreign Anti-Slavery […]

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Encyclopedia of American Race Riots

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Victims Rights

Victim's Rights

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Statutes of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations

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Statutes Annoted.

Statutes Annoted

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Statute revision

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Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

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Social Security Law

Social Security Law

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Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability

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Shoplifting Law

Shoplifting

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Sexual Harassment Law

Sexual Harassment

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Sex Crime Law

Sex Crime

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Sessional Volumes

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Separation Law

Separation Law

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Separation Church State

Separation of Church and State

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Securities Fraud Law

Securities Fraud

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