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What is the International Court of Justice?

What is the International Court of Justice?

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) regulates disputes concerning human issues that are not related to just one country (humanitarian law and war crimes) as well as international disputes about things like borders and pollution. The Court has two functions: To settle, in accordance with int.....

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Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity: Atrocious acts outside and beyond the laws and customs of war (conflict) which in nature and/or scale violate all standards of reasons, dignity, and human nature. Ex: Genocide / Terrorism. Crimes against humanity are criminal acts that target a group of people based on th.....

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Common Law

Common Law

Common Law: Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (as opposed to statutes adopted through the legislative process or regulations issued by the executive branch. A “common law system” is a legal sys.....

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Divine Law

Divine Law

Divine Law is the concept that the right to rule derives from God and that kings are answerable for their actions to God alone. Ex: James I of Scotland. This is a law that is believed to come directly from God. Divine law is any law that is believed by religious adherents to come directly [&helli.....

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Property Law

Property Law

Property Law actually referred to as movable property, is anything other than land that can be the subject of ownership, including stocks, money, notes, Patents, and copyrights, as well as intangible property. It’s principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be re.....

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Product Liability

Product Liability

Product Liability actually refers to a manufacturer or seller being held liable for placing a defective product into the hands of a consumer. It is the area of law, which requires that a product meet the ordinary expectations of the consumer. Typically, product liability claims are based on state.....

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Free On Board

Free On Board

Free On Board is a term in international commercial law, which was also called collect freight, freight collect, or freight forward. It is a trade term that indicates whether the seller or the buyer has liability for goods that are damaged or destroyed during shipment between the two parties. It .....

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Equal Rights Amendment-1972

Equal Rights Amendment-1972

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was finally passed by Congress 49 years after it was introduced! ERA calls for equal rights for both men and women. It ensures equal funding for both male and female sports in schools. As a result, women and girls have more opportunities to participate in sports. The.....

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Collusion

Collusion

Collusion is an agreement between two or more entities, to defraud or deprive others of their property or rightful share, or to otherwise indulge in a forbidden, illegal, or illegitimate activity. It can involve “wage fixing, kickbacks, or misrepresenting the independence of the relationshi.....

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Conflict of Contract Laws

Conflict of Contract Laws

This article describe to focus on Conflict of Contract Laws, where the validity of a contract with one or more foreign law elements will be decided by reference to the so-called “proper law” of the contract. The apparent advantage of this approach was that the rule was easy to apply w.....

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Corporation Sole

Corporation Sole

This article talks about Corporation Sole, which seen as extremely advantageous to those who desire non-interference in church or their own financial affairs, or who have a deep interest in separation of church and state, personal sovereignty, common law, or the acquisition of something which is .....

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Companies Law

Companies Law

Companies Law is the field of law legislation under which the formation, registration or incorporation, governance, and dissolution of a firm is administered and controlled. It includes corporations, partnerships and other associations which usually carry on some form of economic or charitable ac.....

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