Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law


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Le Droit international privé des Etats américains (Volume 81)

(40,175 words)

Author(s): Valladão, Haroldo
Valladão, Haroldo Keywords: America | Private international law | Mots clefs: Amérique | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT After an introduction to the relationship between domestic law and international law, Haroldo Valladao focuses on the work of three great jurists from the continent: Joseph Story, Andres Bello, and Augusto Texeira de Freitas. In the last chapter, the author proposes a study of the Pan-American codification of private international law and presents the work of the South American Congress on…

General Rules of Private International Law in the Americas. New Approach (Volume 177)

(71,263 words)

Author(s): B. De Maekelt, Tatiana
B. De Maekelt, Tatiana Keywords: America | Private international law | Mots clefs: Amérique | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT The main objective that Tatiana de Maekelt assigns to her course is to begin a critical analysis of the Inter-American Convention on the General Rules of Private International Law. To achieve this, she analyzes certain aspects related to the codification process of private international law. She observes the evolution of the codification process in the American continent, and uses a com…

La Cour permanente de justice internationale comme instance de recours (Volume 43)

(39,221 words)

Author(s): Rundstein, Simon
Rundstein, Simon Keywords: America | Public international law | Mots clefs: Cour permanente de Justice internationale | Recours | ABSTRACT The absence of review procedures – whether it concerns arbitral justice or legal settlement - seems to be accepted in the most general manner as both a political and purely technical precept. Even if the most pertinent analogy extracted from domestic law shows the possibility of a review and a new examination of international sentences, explains Simon, we will not hesitate a lit…

La codification du droit international en Amérique (Volume 22)

(51,059 words)

Author(s): Urrutia, F.-J.
Urrutia, F.-J. Keywords: America | International law | Codification | Mots clefs: Amérique | Droit international | Codification | ABSTRACT Francisco-Jose Urrutia begins his course on the codification of international law in America with a presentation of the principles of international law proclaimed by the American States since the constitution. He then presents the history of the codification of international law in America and the technique that has been used in this context. He then focuses on the Congress of A…

Les problèmes fondamentaux du droit des gens en Amérique (Volume 47)

(49,247 words)

Author(s): Yepes, J.-M.
Yepes, J.-M. Keywords: America | Public international law | Mots clefs: Amérique | Droit international public | ABSTRACT J. M. Yepes begins his course on the Fundamental Problems of the Law of Nations in America with a reminder of the proposal approval in 1908 by the First Pan American Scientific Congress, which contains a synthesis of the arguments presented in favor of the existence of American international law. The author then successively focuses on the issues of sovereignty of State, de facto governments within the context of American international law, the problem of …

Public Policy : Common Principles in the American States (Volume 379)

(132,858 words)

Author(s): Fresnedo De Aguirre, Cecilia
Fresnedo De Aguirre, Cecilia Keywords: Public policy | Private international law | America | Human rights | Ius cogens | American Convention on Human Rights (San José, 22 November 1969) | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT This course aims at demonstrating the existence of some fundamental principles that belong not only to some American States individually considered but that are shared by several, though not all, of them. It starts by developing the main concepts like national and international public policy and the scope of public policy t…

Les sauvages américains devant le droit (Volume 31)

(38,510 words)

Author(s): Octavio, Rodrigo
Octavio, Rodrigo Keywords: America | Indians | Mots clefs: Amérique | Indiens | ABSTRACT When the European nations discovered and occupied the lands of the New World, they found them inhabited by many indigenous populations, who possessed their own territory and lived under a regime of which the Explorer, when landing on this territory, could neither know the essential aspects nor make the least idea. This is the starting point for Rodrigo Octavio’s study. After a presentation of the historical position of th…

L’évolution récente de l’extradition dans le continent américain (Volume 185)

(81,518 words)

Author(s): Adolfo Vieira, Manuel
Adolfo Vieira, Manuel Keywords: America | Extradition | Mots clefs: Amérique | Extradition | ABSTRACT Manuel Adolfo Vieira, Professor at the University of Montevideo, presents a detailed study of the recent evolution of extradition in the American continent. Following a presentation of terminology, origins and historical evolution, sources, nature, and the definition of extradition, the author gives a presentation on the pre-trial detention and its relationship with extradition. He reviews the legal data of ex…