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This ppt is intended to be used in a revision lesson. The topic is International law. The source is the Translegal and Amy Krois-Lindner book: "Introduction to International Legal English".

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  1. 1. INTERNATIONAL LAW UNIT 9 «INTERNATIONAL LAW» REVISION FOR THE TEST. COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS DE SAN LUIS NOVEMBER 2015 ETIJ –Muñoz Luna/ Perez del Viso UNIT 9 «INTERNATIONAL LAW» REVISION FOR THE TEST. COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS DE SAN LUIS NOVEMBER 2015 ETIJ –Muñoz Luna/ Perez del Viso
  2. 2. TRUE or FALSE? • International law constitutes a wide aerea of the law that might include public international law, private international law, and recently, supranational law. T or F • Public international law is also referred to as `conflict of laws´ T or F • Public international law derives from sources such as custom, legislation and treaties T or F • Treaties may be in the form of conventions, agreements, charters, framework and outline conventions • T or F
  3. 3. Complete the following expressions Some famous international and intergovermental organizations are ………………………………….. Some war issues and armed conflicts are normed by international agreements established in the…………………. Convention Private international law addresses two main questions: 1) the jurisdiction in which a case may be heard and 2) …………………………… Supranational law refers to the agreements where the laws of a nation state are not applicable if in conflict with a supranational legal framework. At present, the only example of this is ………………………………………..
  4. 4. Let’s remember
  5. 5. INTERNATIONAL LAW • WIDEST SENSE: IT INCLUDES
  6. 6. INTERNATIONAL LAW • NARROWEST MEANING:
  7. 7. Public International law • It is the of rules, laws or legal principles that govern the r………and d…………of NATION STATES in relation to e…… o…… • SOURCES: Custom, legislation, treaties.
  8. 8. TREATIES • Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969) Article 2: Treaty is «an international (a…………) concluded between States in written form governed by international law. • Different forms: c……..tions; a…….ments, char……..;framework c…….; outline c…….
  9. 9. CUSTOM • It is also referred to as «customary international law». • It is another b……..ing source of law • A pattern of State practice, motivated by a sense of legal r …………or o………. • Ex: Laws of WAR: they were a matter of c…………mary law before being codified in the Geneva Conventions and other treaties.
  10. 10. International institutions • International institutions and Intergovernmental organisations: • Their members are STATES that are the principal vehicle for ….PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW. MAKING APPLYING IMPLEMENTING ENFORCING
  11. 11. International Organisations • The United Nations: it is the best-known inter…………..or…………. • It develops new advisory standards (e.g. the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) Other examples: • --the World Health Organisation • --The world intellectual property Organisation. • --The World Trade Organisation. • --The International Monetary Fund
  12. 12. Private I.L. and Supranational L. • Private International Law: the body of r….. and d. … of private individuals and business entities (but of different sovereign states). • It addresses 2 questions: a) jurisdiction. B) law to apply • Supranational Law: • It refers to regional agreements where the laws of a Nation State are not applicable «if in conflict with a supranational legal framework». (Ex:E.U., PARLASUR).
  13. 13. Match the pairs and give examples • BI MANY • INTER ABOVE, BEYOND • INTRA TWO • MULTI BETWEEN, AMONG • NON NOT, OTHER THAN • SUPRA WITHIN, INSIDE
  14. 14. Continuing Professional Developments (CDP ) • In many countries, lawyers and teachers are required to keep their skills and knoledge up-to-date by completing certain courses. • Which courses have you recently taken? • Which courses would you like to take/ apply for? • Name some legal courses • Name some teaching courses
  15. 15. Landmark cases • Throughout unit 9 we dealt with three cases including aspects of international law. Two of them are landmark cases. • The Laval case (labour law) • Microsoft v. AT&T (patent law) • Jones and Kundakci case (multiple jurisdictions)
  16. 16. Landmark cases • Can you mention the following keypoints?: • The parties involved • Location/s • The legal issue/s • Ruling? • Similar cases…
  17. 17. Language functions • In a lawyer-client interview the legal professional may resort to functions of language related to: • Giving examples • Giving further details • Rephrasing • Simplifying
  18. 18. SOURCES: • Introduction to International Legal English • Amy Krois-Lindner and Matt Firth. • And Translegal. • Cambridge U.P.
  19. 19. Language Focus
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    Nov. 20, 2015

This ppt is intended to be used in a revision lesson. The topic is International law. The source is the Translegal and Amy Krois-Lindner book: "Introduction to International Legal English".

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