Digest of United States Practice in International Law: Cumulative Index 1989-2006

Digest of United States Practice in International Law: Cumulative Index 1989-2006

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Co-published by Oxford University Press and the International Law Institute, and prepared by 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 documents and 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, Senate committee reports and press releases. All the documents which are excerpted in the Digest 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 commentary to each excerpt is accompanied by a citation to the full text.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 152.4 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 861.82g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195339479
  • 9780195339475

Review quote

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 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 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 Instituteshow more

About Sally J. Cummins

Edited by Sally J. Cummins, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State.show more

Table of contents

The volume is comprised of the full index applying to all previous volumes of the Digest of United States Practice in International Law set up to the 2006 edition. The index will be updated periodically as the set develops.show more