Tag Archives: Causation

22 January 2015

Presentation: Causation in the Law of State Responsibility, by Ilias Plakokefalos

Post-doctoral researcher Ilias Plakokefalos will speak at the Public International Law Discussion Group session entitled: ‘Causation in the Law of State Responsibility’ at the University of Oxford, on 22 January 2015. (more…)

12 February 2013

Book on Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights published

The recently published book Global Justice, State Duties: The Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law (CUP 2013) contains several chapters dealing with questions of shared responsibility. The book is edited by Malcolm Langford, Wouter Vandenhole, Martin Scheinin and Willem van Genugten.

This book asks the question if states possess extraterritorial obligations under existing international human rights law to respect and ensure economic, social and cultural rights and how far those duties extend. Issues that are addressed in the book include jurisdiction, causation, division of responsibility, remedies and accountability.


Causation and International State Responsibility

León Castellanos-Jankiewicz

This work studies causation in the law of international State responsibility. It is submitted that the absence of causation as an element of the internationally wrongful act owes more to the structure of international law, than to the inadequateness of … Read more