704 pages, 6 x 9
Release Date:01 Feb 2011

The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 47, 2009

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This is the forty-seventh volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963. The Yearbook is issued annually under the auspices of the Canadian Branch of the International Law Association (Canadian Society of International Law) and the Canadian Council on International Law. The Editor-in-Chief is D.M. McRae, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, and the Associate Editor is A.L.C. de Mestral, Faculty of Law, McGill University. Its Board of Editors includes scholars from leading universities in Canada. The Yearbook contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies, a notes and comments section, a digest of international economic law, a section on current Canadian practice in international law, a digest of important Canadian cases in the fields of public international law, private international law, and conflict of laws, a list of recent Canadian treaties, and book reviews.


  • 2013, Winner - Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing, Canadian Association of Law Libraries
RELATED TOPICS: International Law, Law, Reference
D.M. McRae (editor-in-chief) is a professor and Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law at the University of Ottawa. A.L.C. de Mestral (associate editor) is a professor and Jean Monnet Chair in the Law of International Economic Integration at McGill University.


Pushing the Boundaries: Rethinking International Law in Light of Cosmopolitan Obligations to Developing Countries / Graham Mayeda

Le traitement jurisprudentiel du traffic de migrants en droit comparé: Un désaveu des dispositions legislatives canadiennes / Louis-Philippe Jannard

Where Precision Is the Aim: Locating the Targeted Killing Policies of the United States and Israel within International Humanitarian Law / Michael Elliot

Trading Away Women’s Rights: A Feminist Critique of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement / Gregg Erauw

The Protracted Bargain: Negotiating the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement / Justin Carter

Notes and Comments

Poursuivre le génocide, les crimes contre l’humanité et les crimes de guerre au Canada: une analyse des éléments des crimes à la lumière de l’affaire Munyaneza / Fannie Lafontaine

Searching for Accountability: The Draft UN International Convention on the Regulation, Oversight and Monitoring of Private Military and Security Companies / Benjamin Perrin

The Definition of Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Living Modified Organisms in Light of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosecurity / Juan-Francisco Escudero Espinosa

Digest of International EconomicLaw in 2008

Commerce / Richard Ouellet

Le Canada et le système financier international en 2008 / Bernard Colas

Investissement / Céline Lévesque

Canadian Practice in International Law

At the Department of Foreign Affairs in 2008-9 / compiled by Alan Kessel

Parliamentary Declarations in 2008-9 / compiled by Alexandra Logvin

Treaty Action Taken by Canada in 2008 / compiled by Jaqueline Caron


Canadian Cases in Public International Law in 2008-9 / compiled by Gibran van Ert

Canadian Cases in Private International Law in 2008-9 / compiled by Joost Blom

Book Reviews


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