Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Caron, Kelly, & Telesetsky: The International Law of Disaster Relief

David D. Caron (King's College London - Law), Michael J. Kelly (Creighton Univ. - Law), & Anastasia Telesetsky (Univ. of Idaho - Law) have published The International Law of Disaster Relief (Cambridge Univ. Press 2014). Contents include:
  • Daniel A. Farber, International law and the disaster cycle
  • Toshiya Ueki, Natural disasters and the theory of international law
  • Imogen Saunders, International disaster relief law and article 38(1)(c) of the statute of the international court of justice: the forgotten source of international law
  • Emika Tokunaga, Evolution of international disaster response law: towards codification and progressive development of the law
  • Claire Clement, International disaster response laws, rules, and principles: a pragmatic approach to strengthening international disaster response mechanisms
  • Yukari Takamura, Release of radioactive substances into the sea and international law: the Japanese experience in the course of nuclear disaster
  • Kirsten Nakjavani Bookmiller, The international law of ninety-six hours: urban search and rescue teams and the current state of international disaster response law
  • Catherine Gribbin & Ilario Maiolo, Legal framework applicable to humanitarian actors responding to disasters in weak and fragile states
  • Catherine Shanahan Renshaw, Disasters, despots, and gun-boat diplomacy
  • Katie Sykes, Hunger without frontiers: the right to food and state obligations to migrants
  • Akiko Ito, Disasters, international law, and persons with disabilities
  • Brian R. Israel, Help from above: the role of international law in facilitating the use of outer space for disaster management
  • Paul Govind, Utilizing international climate-change-adaptation funding to reduce risks of natural disasters in the developing world
  • Amelia Telec, Challenges to state sovereignty in the provision of international natural disaster relief
  • Kentaro Nishimoto, The role of international organizations in disaster response: a case study of recent earthquakes in Japan
  • Ibironke T. Odumosu-Ayanu, International investment law and disasters: necessity, peoples, and the burden of (economic) emergencies
  • Dug Cubie, Clarifying the acquis humanitaire: a transnational legal perspective on the internalization of humanitarian norms