Tag: international law

Barcelona Traction Case (Belgium v. Spain)

Siddharth Dalabehera Introduction Proceedings in the case concerning the Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain) were instituted by an Application of 19th June 1962 in which the Belgian Government sought reparation for damage claimed to have been caused to Belgian nationals, shareholders in the Canadian Barcelona Traction Company, […]

Excluded Losses In Marine Insurance

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION Maritime law is one of the most established and oldest types of law. It generally covers laws or rules that govern tort, contract, marine commerce, ships, shipping, and worker compensation claims that arise on the world’s navigable waters. Admiralty law, also referred to as maritime law is […]

Development Of Human Trafficking On International Plane

By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable, often […]

Principle of Non-Refoulement and its Absolute Nature

By Akkiraju Chandralekha, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: The principle of non-refoulement is a major concept in public international law, dealing specifically with refugee laws within the human rights regime. The principle basically says that a refugee, once entered another country, cannot be forced back to his original country unless under […]

Private International Law

Sucharita Manjunath, UPES Dehradun Editor’s Note: Private International Law is the legal framework composed of conventions, protocols, model laws, legal guides, uniform documents, case law, practice, and custom, as well as other documents and instruments, which regulate relationships between individuals in an international context. Introduction Private International Law is a merger of […]

Legitimacy in Private International Law

By Soumik Chakraborty Editor’s Note: With the increasing transnational movement of the population and the growing concept of global citizenship, the issue relating to legitimacy, legitimation, and adoption has become nothing less than more complex. The author makes a comparative critical analysis of this issue. Introduction The branch of Indian law, […]

Case Comment on “Columbia vs. Peru” Asylums Case

By Jibin Mathew George, Amity Law School, Delhi. Editor’s Note: Case comment on Columbia vs. Peru and its relation with Extradition, Asylum, Refugee law, etc. INTRODUCTION The concept of the right of asylum, in its loosest sense, can be traced a long way back in time. History is replete with […]