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1 Introduction

From: Jurisdiction in International Law (2nd Edition)

Cedric Ryngaert

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 04 March 2024

Jurisdiction of states, extra-territorial — Private international law — Jurisdiction

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the scope and method of the present study, which aims to develop a rule-based framework of jurisdiction under international law, from a transatlantic perspective. It then presents the structure of the study followed by discussions of jurisdiction as a concern of international law; the concept of jurisdiction in transnational domestic litigation; and the concept of jurisdiction in international human rights treaties.

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