Recognizing that serious violations of humanitarian law were committed in Rwanda, and acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council created the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) by resolution 955 of 8 November 1994. The purpose of this measure is to contribute to the process of national reconciliation in Rwanda and to the maintenance of peace in the region.
The Tribunal's Five Core Achievements: Spearheading the shift from impunity to accountability, establishing the facts, bringing justice to thousands of victims and giving them a voice, the accomplishments in international law, strengthening the Rule of Law.
The European Patent Office (EPO) grants European patents for the contracting states to the European Patent Convention (EPC), which was signed in Munich on 5 October 1973 and entered into force on 7 October 1977. It is the executive arm of the European Patent Organisation.
PreLex, the database on inter-institutional procedures follows the major stages of the decision-making process between the Commission and the other institutions: stage of the procedure; decisions of the institutions; persons' names; services responsible; references of documents …etc, and monitors the works of the various institutions involved (European Parliament, Council, ESC, Committee of the Regions, European central Bank, Court of Justice, etc.).
The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 264,100 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 216,500 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications.
British and american legislation and case law. 700 journals, Legal Journals Index and Index to Legal Periodicals. EU law and EU case law, international treaties and case law from Australia, Hong Kong and Canada.
The Oxford Standard Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is a system of citation and presentational style for use in legal writing, covering abbreviation, punctuation, cross-referencing, the use of headings, and other topics.