TREATIES

Lecture 6 January 26

Add it to your syllabus TODAY • Finish Genocide Case • Finish examining VCLOT .ASSIGNMENT Wednesday.5 multiple choice questions –REMEMBER DEADLINE FOR TOPIC FOR RESEARCH PAPERS IS Friday 6. 2 – 10 minutes .28 • Finish Gabcikovo Case • Eastern Greenland Case SHORT QUIZ – Feb. sign-up sheet on my desk Wednesday. March 4 – Guest Speaker – Adjunct Professor David Akerson . Jan.

2pts. 2) 10/12 – 4pts. 3) 8/12 .1pt.Clickers 5 extra points on top of grade 1) 12/12 – 5pts. 4) 6/12 . .3pts. 5) 4/12 .

Formation • .TREATIES • Vienna Convention on the law of treaties Principles of: • .Termination ADD THE PROVISIONS FROM THE VIENNA CONV.Interpretation • .Amendment • . .

Entry into force – unlike a contract it ensures that an agreed-upon minimum ratify the treaty. Exchange of full powers • 2. Negotiate and adopt the text • 3.– How do you enter into a treaty FORMATION • 1. Sign • 4. Ratify (US law: after Senate Advice + Consent) • 5. .

1 is affirmative what is the effect of the reservat.The Reservation to the Genocide Convention Case • Advisory opinion • 1.Can the State that made the reservation still be a Party to Convention if some other Parties objected to the reservation and some did not • 2. If answer to Quest. Between the reserving State and a) the Party which objected to it b) the Parties that accepted it . No.

the reserving state can be considered a party to the Conv. b. the Party which object to it can consider the reserving state as not being a party to the Convention b.The Reservation to the Genocide Convention Case (continued) Answer to Questions • 1. – if it is not compatible with the object and purpose of the Genocide Convention – then NO • 2.if the reservation is compatible with the object and purpose of the Genocide Convention – then YES. It depends: a. . the Party which accept the reservation can consider the reserving state as being a party to the Convention . a.

reservations at the ratification stage • Observance and Interpretation .Non-retroactivity of treaties .Additional • Formation (continued) .Treaties .General rule of interpretation • Amendment • Termination .Pacta sunt servanda .Internal law/ municipal law .

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