The Resource Targeted killing in international law, Nils Melzer, (electronic resource)

Targeted killing in international law, Nils Melzer, (electronic resource)

Label
Targeted killing in international law
Title
Targeted killing in international law
Statement of responsibility
Nils Melzer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title examines the international lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings in military and police operations. Analysing recent state practice and jurisprudence, it establishes when targeted killing may be considered lawful, and what legal restraints are imposed on the practice in times of war and peace
Member of
Cataloging source
InIU-L
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Melzer, Nils
Index
index present
LC call number
K4705.E94
LC item number
M45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford monographs in international law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassination
  • Human rights
  • Law enforcement
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights
  • Assassination
  • Human rights
  • Law enforcement
Label
Targeted killing in international law, Nils Melzer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The notion of 'targeted killing' -- Current trend towards legitimization -- Targeted killing in contemporary legal doctrine -- The analysis -- The paradigm of law enforcement -- Law enforcement and the conventional human right to life -- Law enforcement and the protection of life under international humanitarian law -- Law enforcement and the non-conventional human right to life -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of law enforcement -- The paradigm of hostilities -- The principle of distinction under international humanitarian law -- Means and methods in the conduct of hostilities -- Human rights law and the paradigm of hostilities -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of conducting hostilities -- Comparative conclusions -- Epilogue: targeted killing and the rule of law
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191714511
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)405581282
  • (OCoLC)ocn405581282
Label
Targeted killing in international law, Nils Melzer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The notion of 'targeted killing' -- Current trend towards legitimization -- Targeted killing in contemporary legal doctrine -- The analysis -- The paradigm of law enforcement -- Law enforcement and the conventional human right to life -- Law enforcement and the protection of life under international humanitarian law -- Law enforcement and the non-conventional human right to life -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of law enforcement -- The paradigm of hostilities -- The principle of distinction under international humanitarian law -- Means and methods in the conduct of hostilities -- Human rights law and the paradigm of hostilities -- Permissibility of targeted killing as a method of conducting hostilities -- Comparative conclusions -- Epilogue: targeted killing and the rule of law
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191714511
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)405581282
  • (OCoLC)ocn405581282

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