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Legal Resources on the South and East China Seas

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Oxford Public International Law contains a range of authoritative resources on matters that relate to the highly debated South and East China Seas. The following materials have been made freely available

From Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law, Oppenheim’s classic chapter on Boundaries

From the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law articles on:

To keep track of recent scholarly commentary in blogs and articles on these matters, please see our newly updated “Disputes in the South and East China Seas Debate Map”.

Image Credit: South China Sea vector by Goran tek-en, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

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August 3, 2016

Updated South and East China Seas Debate Map

The "Disputes in the South and East China Seas" debate map has been updated to reflect recent events. 

July 21, 2016

Updated Brexit Debate Map

Now that the UK has voted in favour of the Brexit, our Debate Map has been updated to reflect recent legal analysis of the consequences of the Brexit under international law and EU law. 

July 11, 2016

Silan and ors v Netherlands, and Urgenda v Netherlands now added to ILDC

9 new case reports added to ORIL, including Urgenda v Netherlands (Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment), First instance decision, and Silan and ors v Netherlands, First instance decision. 

June 9, 2016

New Debate Map: Brexit

Keep track of recent commentary and information on the legal consequences of a Brexit