Satellite

Satellite Argument in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): Accordingly, the satellite is not presently being "used for a commercial activity in the United States" because it is being tested and […]

Motherhood

Safe Motherhood (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Safe Motherhood means: aims at attaining optimal maternal and newborn health. It implies reduction of maternal mortality and morbidity and enhancement of the health of newborn infants through equitable access to primary health […]

Administrative Law

Introduction Administrative law deals with the exercise of public power and the control of government decisions. Topics in administrative law include the role of the State, the governmental structures that influence the administrative law system, the principles of good administration, the […]

Microfinance

Microfinance (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Microfinance means: the complex of financial products for low-income part of population aimed at facilitating their involvement into economic activity. This section provides an overview of microfinance within the legal context of […]

Fao

Fao Fao (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Fao means: is a food and agriculture organization, founded in 1945. Covers questions of food resources and agricultural development in order to improve the lives of the peoples of the world. Embracing mainstream international law, this […]

Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Disease Prevention means: _overs measures not only to prevent the occurrence of disease, such as risk factor reduction, but also to arrest its progress and reduce its consequences once established. Primary prevention is […]

Unitary Government

Concept of Unitary Government Note: explore also the meaning of this legal term in the American Ecyclopedia of Law. Size and Complexity of a Government, Becoming an Ungovernable Country Sometimes There are, especially in Europe and East Asia, and to a limited extent in the Western […]

Resolution 1973

Resolution 1973 in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On March 17, 2011, the Security Council adopted a second resolution on the situation in Libya, Resolution 1973. U.N. Doc S/RES/1973. Resolution […]

Affidavits

Affidavits (Law Materials) In this section, find out some resources in relation to Affidavits legal materials (as legal instruments). Other Legal Instruments Other legal instruments include: By-laws Charters and articles of incorporation Commercial arbitration agreements Contracts […]

Federal Courts

Civil Procedure and the Federal Courts: Main Elements The coverage of Civil Procedure and the Federal Courts includes the following main elements: Summary Judgment For detailed information on this issue, please read the corresponding entry. The Trial Please, refer to the appropiate entry […]

Un Nonproliferation Sanctions

United Nations Nonproliferation Sanctions in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On April 20, 2011, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1977, extending the mandate of the […]

Un General Assembly Resolutions on Commercial Law

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On December 9, 2011, the United States joined consensus in the Sixth Committee in adopting two resolutions relating to […]

Commercial Activity Exception

Mckesson v Iran: Whether the Commercial Activity Exception Creates a Cause of Action in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): As discussed in information on Foreign Relations in this legal Encyclopedia, […]

Korea

Korea and the World Trade Organization Korea in relation to the World Trade Organization (WTO) covers several issues. The Koreas and Foreign Policy Introduction At the end of World War II, Korea was divided in two. The northern half of the Korean peninsula was occupied by the Soviet Union, the […]

Darfur

Darfur in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On December 15, 2011, Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, U.S. Alternate Representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, addressed a […]

Al-madhwani V Obama

Al-madhwani v Obama in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On May 27, 2011, the D.C. Circuit affirmed a lower court's denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus brought by a Yemeni national […]

Treaty Affairs

Cross References of Treaty Affairs in International Law Consular Notification and Compliance Act, information on Consular Assistence, Judicial Assistece and Related Issues in this legal Encyclopedia.A.2.c. Bermuda Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, information on International Criminal Law in […]

Award in Arbitration on Provincial Subsidies

Award in Arbitration on Provincial Subsidies: Case no 81010 in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On January 20, 2011 a tribunal of the LCIA ("Tribunal") issued an award in favor of the […]

Listserver

Concept of Apc Network An introductory definition of Apc Network is provided here: Association for Progressive Communications comprises more than 20,000 subscribers to electronic listservers in 95 countries, and have been very much involved in agitating for global development and […]

Containment

Concept of Containment An introductory definition of Containment is provided here: policy pursued by the US toward the Soviet Union c. 1947-1989, the aim of which was to deny Moscow opportunities to expand its political influence abroad, to draw a line and contain the Soviets within their […]

Almerfedi V Obama

Almerfedi v Obama in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On June 10, 2011, the D.C. Circuit reversed a lower court's grant of the writ of habeas corpus to a Yemeni national detained at Guantanamo. […]

Ofac De-listings

Ofac De-listings in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): In 2011, OFAC determined that six individuals, who had been designated pursuant to E.O. 13224, should be removed from the Treasury […]

Immigration Legislation

Immigration and Nationality Act in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On June 13, 2011, the Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholding provisions […]

Taxes

Taxes in U.S. Constitutional Law A list of entries related to Taxes may be found, under the Taxes subject group, in the United States constitutional law platform of the American legal encyclopedia. Meaning of Solidarity tax Here is a very short concept of solidarity tax in the European Union […]

Legal Memorandums

Legal memorandums (Law Materials) In this section, find out some resources in relation to Legal memorandums legal materials (as legal instruments). Other Legal Instruments Other legal instruments include: Affidavits By-laws Charters and articles of incorporation Commercial arbitration […]

International Law Key Features

International Law Key Features in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): – Intellectual Property. TPP countries have agreed to reinforce and develop existing World Trade Organization Agreement on […]

Zivotofsky

Zivotofsky in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See Ch. 9.C. In relation to the international law practice and Zivotofsky in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Trade, […]

American Civil Liberties Union V Department of Defense

Freedom of Information Act Case: American Civil Liberties Union v Department of Defense in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On January 18, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of […]

Diplomatic Corps

Concept of Diplomatic Corps An introductory definition of Diplomatic Corps is provided here: The Ambassador and additional State Department staff assigned to diplomatic service in a particular country. For instance, we speak of the U.S. diplomatic corps in England as consisting of the […]

Perestroika

Concept of Perestroika An introductory definition of Perestroika is provided here: restructuring', a term used by Mikhail Gorbachev to describe his plans to reform, modernize and partly decentralize the Soviet economy (also see glasnost) Resources See Also Foregin Policy Foreign Affairs

Monetary Damages

When Monetary Damages Are Inadequate: Main Elements The coverage of When Monetary Damages Are Inadequate includes the following element(s): Other Remedies for Breach of Contract For detailed information on this issue, please read the corresponding entry. References See Also Contracts (in […]