1. Armed groups have played a predominant role in violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law committed in conflict settings. The aim of this book is to examine how the principles of international responsibility could be developed and adjusted to account for armed groups as collective entities.
  2. Just Memories

    Publication date: September 5, 2020

    How do memory and remembrance relate to transitional justice that lays emphasis on restoration? What is captured and what is obliterated in individual and collective efforts to come to terms with a violent past? Across this volume consisting of twelve in-depth contributions, the politics of memory in various countries are related to restorative justice under four headings: restoring trust, restoring truth, restoring land and restoring law.
  3. Rome I and Rome II in Practice

    Publication date: September 15, 2020

    This book is devoted to the applicable law to contractual and non-contractual obligations in the European Union as applied before the Courts.

  4. This book explores a range of issues related to the development, application and enforcement of international criminal justice within Africa and on Africa. Written by experts from Africa, and adopting African perspectives, it seeks to understand the scope and reach of these issues, nationally, regionally and globally.

  5. This book brings together international experts to discuss questions and challenges relating to the legal articulation of the emerging right to gender self-determination and its consequences for law and society, such as the future of sex/gender registration and the protection of trans persons against discrimination.
  6. Party Autonomy in EU Private International Law

    Publication date: November 26, 2020

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the choice of court and choice of law provisions that apply to cross-border family matters and succession in EU private international law.

  7. This book presents a rich and detailed analysis of the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It combines individual contributions that address the experience of legal incorporation in countries around the world, written by individual country experts, with comparative analysis of the international landscape from the world’s leading authorities on children’s rights incorporation.
  8. Non-Regression in International Environmental Law

    Publication date: December 5, 2020

    This book analyses the emerging concept of ‘non-regression’ as a novel legal principle of international environmental law. In order to do so, it traces the development of related concepts in the framework of international human rights law and advocates their application to international environmental law using a novel approach of comparative law method.
  9. Constitutionalisation of Children's Rights

    Publication date: December 31, 2020

    This book looks at the domestication of children’s rights through the means of constitutionalisation. Constitutionalised, children’s rights become an important frame of reference for the formulation and implementation of legislation and strengthen children’s standing before the courts. However, many leading constitutional developments remain inaccessible due to language barriers. This book is a first effort to make developments and case law mo...