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Collected works. Extracted from Themes & Theories, Volume 1 OUP 2009.

Publications: journals, chapters in books etc.

  • 1960. 'Legal Problems Arising from the Dissolution of the Mali Federation', British Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 36, pp. 375-384, I960 (as Rosalyn Cohen).
  • 1962. "The Soblen Case, The World Today: Chatham House Review, Vol, 18 issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs by Oxford University Press, pp. 415-427, 1962
  • 1965. "The Development of International Law by the Political Organs of the UN. Proceedings of the American Society of International Law, New York, 1965.
  • 1965. 'United Nations Peace keeping - Political and Financial Problems', The World Today: Chatham Home Review, Vol. 21, issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs by Oxford University Press, pp. 324-337,1965.
  • 1966. 'The International Court and South West Africa: The Implications of the Judgment, International Affairs, Vol. 42, No, 4, 573-599, London, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1966, Blackwell Publishing
  • 1968. 'Policy Considerations and the International Judicial Process', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 17(1), pp. 58-84, London, 1968, Cambridge University Press
  • 1969. 'Policy and Impartiality: The Uneasy Relationship in International Law', International Organization Vol. XXIII, No. 4, 914-931, Boston, World Peace Foundation, 1969, MIT Press
  • 1970. 'The UN and Law-making: The Political Organs', Proceedings, American Society of International Law Vol. 64, p. 37, New York, 1970.
  • 1970. 'The Place of International Law in the Settlement of Disputes by the Security Council', American Journal of International Law vol. 64, 1-15, 1970
  • 1972. "The Advisory Opinion on Namibia: Which UN Resolutions are Binding Under Article 25 of the Charter?" International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 21, Part 2, p. 270, (London, BIICL), 1972, Cambridge University Press .
  • 1973. 'The Right in International Law of an Individual to Enter, Stay In and Leave a Country' International Affairs, 1973, Blackwell Publishing
  • 1976. 'Derogations Under Human Rights Treaties' British Yearbook of International Law, LXVII, 281-320, 1976
  • 1977. 'Recent Developments in the Law of Sovereign Immunity in the United Kingdom' American Journal of International Law, Vol. 71, No. 3, 423-437 1977.
  • 1978. 'Conceptual Thinking about the Individual in International Law', British Journal of International Studies, Vol 4, No. 1, 1—19, London, Europa; and New York Law School Law Review Vol XXlV, No. 1, 11-29, New York, West Publishing, 1978, Cambridge University Press
  • 1979. "The Death Throes of Absolute Immunity", American Journal of International Law, VoL 73,465-470,1979
  • 1980. 'Execution of State Property: United Kingdom Practice', Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, Vol. X, 35-54, Alphen and Rijn, Sijthoff & Noordhoff, 1980
  • 1982. "The Identity of International Law", International Law Teaching and Practice (ed. Bin Cheng), 27-45, London, Stevens & Sons, 1982.
  • 1982. 'Certain Unresolved Aspects of the Law of State Immunity', Netherlands International Law Review 265, 1982, Cambridge University Press
  • 1984. 'Intervention and International Law', Intervention in World Politics, (ed- H. Bull), 29-44, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1984.
  • 1984. 'The Legal Bases of Jurisdiction', Extraterritorial Application of Laws and Responses Thereto, (ed. Olmstead), 3-l4, Oxford, International Law Association in association with ESC Publishing Ltd, 1984
  • 1985. 'The Abuse of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities: Recent United Kingdom Experience', American Journal of International Law, Vol. 79, No. 3, 641-651, 1985.
  • 1986. 'Legal Preconditions of Foreign Investment', Energy Law '86, Proceedings of the International Bar Association Seminar, Munich 1986.
  • 1987. 'United Kingdom', The Effect of Treaties in Domestic Law, Vol. 7 (eds, Jacobs & Roberts), London, Sweet & Maxwell, 1987.
  • 1988. 'Encouraging Human Rights', London School of Economics Quarterly (Autumn), 249-265 1988, Blackwell Publishing
  • 1989. 'The UN: Still a Force for Peace', (Chorley Lecture 1988), Modern Law Review Vol. 52, p. 1,1989, Blackwell Publishing; also published in the Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Vol. 15, 598, under the title 'Human Rights: Some Questions of Integrity
  • 1989. 'Liberty of Movement within the Territory of a State: The Contribution of the Committee on Human Rights', International Law at a Time of Perplexity—Essays in Honour of Shabtai Rosenne, (ed. Yoram Dinstein), 325-342, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1989,
  • 1990. 'Execution of State Property in English Law', L’Immunite d'Execution de l’Etat Etranger 101-120, Paris, Montchrestien, 1990.
  • 1993. 'The New United Nations and Former Yugoslavia', 69 International Affairs 465,1993 BlackwelI Publishing.
  • 1993. 'The Relationship Between International Law and Regional Human Rights Norms and Domestic Law', Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence, Vol. 5, London, Commonwealth Secretariat, 1993.
  • 1993. 'Abandonment of Energy Sites and Structures: Relevant International Law'. This article was first published in The Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law Vol, ll, pp. 6-16, 1993.
  • 1993. 'Postmodern Tribalism and the Right to Secession, Comments', in: Peoples and Minorities in International Law, (eds. Brohamn, Lefeber &C Zieck), 29-35, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1993.
  • 1994. 'Minority Rights: Discrepancies and Divergencies Between the International Covenant and the Council of Europe System', The Dynamics of the Protection of Human Rights in Europe—Essays in Honour of Henry G. Schermers, (eds. Lawson & de Blois), Vol. III, 195-209, Dordrecht, Martinus NijhofF, 1994,
  • 1995. Foreword in The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights-and United Kingdom Law, (eds. David Harris & Sarah Joseph), Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1995.
  • 1995. 'Fundamentals of International Law', Perspectives in International Law 1-22, (ed. N. Jasentuliyana), London, Kluwer, 1995.
  • 1995. 'Second-Generation Peacekeeping', Proceedings of the American Society of International Law, 275-280, New York, 1995.
  • 1995. Report for Institut de Droit International, The Legal Consequences for Member States of the Non-fulfilment by International Organizations of their Obligations Toward Third Parties, Annuaire de l’ Institut de Droit International, Session de Lisbonne Vol 66-1, 1995.
  • 1995. 'Peace and Security: Achievements and Failures', European Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, No. 3, 445-460, Florence, European University Institute, 1995.
  • 1996. 'Ten Years on the Human Rights Committee', European Human Rights Law Review, No. 6, 570-582, Andover, Sweet & Maxwell, 1996.
  • 1996. A Comment on the Current Health of Advisory Opinions', Fifty Years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in Honour of Sir Robert Jennings (eds- Lowe & Fitzmaurice), 567-581, Cambridge, Grotius Pubs,, 1996, Cambridge University Press.
  • 1997. Introduction from Human Rights as General Norms and a State's Right to Opt Out, Reservations and Objections to Human Rights Conventions, (ed. J.R Gardner), London British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Human Rights Series, 1997
  • 1997. 'Interim Measures for the Protection of Human Rights', Politics, Values and Functions, International Law in the 21st Century, Essays in Honour of Professor Louis Henkin, (eds. Charney, Anton & O'Connell), 87-103, The Hague, Martinus NijhofF, 1997; also published in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 36, Nos. 1 & 2, 1997
  • 1997. 'The Role of Domestic Courts in the Enforcement of International Human Rights: The United Kingdom', Enforcing International Human Rights in Domestic Courts, Part II, (eds. Conforti & Francioni), 37—58, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1997,
  • 1997. 'The UN Security Council and the Individual State', The Changing Constitution of the United Nations, (ed. Hazel Fox), 43-51, London, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 1997.
  • 1997. 'Some Observations on the Inter-Temporal Rule in International Law', Theory of International Law at the Threshold of the 21st Century—Essays in Honour of Krysztof Skubiszewski, (ed- Makarczyk), 173-181, The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 1997.
  • 1997. 'Time and the Law: International Perspectives on an Old Problem', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 46, Part 3, 501-520. (Based on 20th F.A. Mann Lecture, delivered on 26 Nov. 1996, London), 1997, Cambridge University Press.
  • 1998. 'Remedies and the International Court of Justice: An Introduction', in: Remedies in International Law: The Institutional Dilemma, (ed. Malcolm Evans), 1-10, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 1998.
  • 1998. 'Some Thoughts on the Evolving Relationship between the Security Council and NATO', Boutros Boutros-Ghalh Amicorurn Discipulorumque Liber-Vol-1, 511, Brussels, Bruylant, 1998.
  • 1998. 'The International Court of Justice and Human Rights'. International Law: Theory and Practice: Essays in Honour of Eric Suy, (ed. K. Wellens), 691-705, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1998.
  • 1998. 'Natural Resources in the Case Law of the International Court', International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges (eds. Boyle & Freestone), Essays in Honour of Patricia Birnie, 87-111, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • 1998. 'Myres Smith McDougal (1906-1998)', (with R. Falk, W.M. Reisman, and Burns H. Weston), American Journal of International Law, Vol 92, pp. 729-733,1998
  • 1999. Foreword iii—v, Australian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 20, A Collection of Essays to Honour Professor D. W. Greig, Centre for International and Public Law, Faculty of Law, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1999.
  • 1999. 'The Continuing Universality of the Universal Declaration', Innovation and Inspiration: Fifty Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (eds. Baehr, Flinterman, Senders), 17-26, Amsterdam, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1999.
  • 1999. 'International Law in a Changing International System', Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 58, Part 1, 78-95 Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • 1999. 'The International Court of Justice and Africa', in: Liber Amicorum Mohammed Bedjaoui (eds- Emile Yakpo & Tahar Boumedra), 343—369, The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 1999.
  • 2000. 'The Responsibility of States Members for the Defaults of International Organizations: Continuing the Dialogue', Liber Amicorum Ibrahim RI Shihata: International Finance and Development Law, (eds. Schlemmer-Schulte & Ko-Yung Tung), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 2000.
  • 2000. 'Dualism in the Face of a Changing Legal Culture', Judicial Review in International Perspective, Liber Amicorum in Honour of Lord Slynn of Hadley, Vol. II, (eds. Andenas & Fairgrieve), 9-22, The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 2000,
  • 2000. 'Extradition, The Right to Life, and the Prohibition Against Cruel and Inhuman Punishment and Treatment: Similarities and Differences under the ECHR and the ICCPR', Protecting Human Rights: The European Perspective—Studies in Memory of Rolv Ryssdal, (eds. Mahoney, Matscher, Petzold, Wildhaber), 605-615, Carl Heymanns Verlag, Cologne, 2000,
  • 2001. 'The Concept of 'The State': Variable Geometry and Dualist Perceptions', The International Legal System in quest of Equity and Universality, Liber Arnicorum Georges Abi-Saab, pp. 547—56l (eds. L.Boisson de Chazournes and V Gowlland-Debbas), The Hague, Kluwer, 2001,
  • 2001. 'Our Virtuous Trilogy', 181-186, Democracy and the Rule of Law, (eds. Dorsen & Gifford), Library of Congress, Washington D.C., 2001, CQ Press.
  • 2001. 'Respecting Sovereign States and Running a Tight Courtroom', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 50, 121—132, 2001, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2002. 'Words of Personal Appreciation to Erica-Irene Daes', in: Justice pending: indigenous people and other good causes, (ed. G. Alfredsson and M. Stavropouiou), pp. 1-3, 2002.
  • 2003. Fleischhauer Leaves the Court, Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol, 16, 55-56, 2003, Cambridge University Press
  • 2003. 'On Vojin Dimitrijevic', in: Essays in Honour of Vojin Dimitrijevic, (eds, Djilas and Djeric), Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, Belgrade, 2003
  • 2003. 'The ICJ, the ECJ, and the Integrity of International Law', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 52, 1-20 (Lord Slynn of Hadley European Law Foundation lecture given on 10 April 2002), 2003, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2003. 'Self-Determination and Secession', in: Secession and International Law: Conflict Avoidance—Regional Appraisals, (ed. J. Dahlitz), T.M.C. Asser Press and the United Nations, New York and Geneva, 2003.
  • 2004. 'In Memoriam, Oscar Schachter: 1915—2003', Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol 42, afl, 3, pp. 629-635, 2004.
  • 2004. 'Issues of State Responsibility before the International Court of Justice', in: The Clifford Chance Lectures, Vol. VII: Issues of State Responsibility before International Judicial Institutions, (eds, M. Fitzmaurice and D. Sarooshi), Hart Publishing, Oxford and Portland, Oregon, 2004
  • 2005. 'The International Court of Justice: Selected Issues of State Responsibility', in: International Responsibility today: Essays in Memory of Oscar Schachter, (ed. Maurizio Ragazzi), Brill, 2005.
  • 2005. 'Alternative Perspectives on the Independence of International Courts: Remarks', in: Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Vol. 99, pp. 135-138, 2005.
  • 2005. 'Sir Robert Yewdall Jennings 1913-2004', British Year Book of International Law, Vol 75, pp. 1-5, 2005.
  • 2005. 'The Benign First Mate', in: Law in the Service of Human Dignity: Essays in Honour of Florentino Feliciano (ed, by Steve Charnovitz, Debra R Steger, Peter van den Bossche), 2005, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2005. 'The New Challenges and the Role of the International Court of Justice', in: The New Challenges of Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts: in Honour of Professor Juan Antonio Carrillo-Salcedo, (ed, by Pablo Antonio Fernandez-Sanchez), Martinus Nijhoff, 2005.
  • 2005. Final Remarks (Conference in Honour of Professor Philip A Uott), European Journal of International Law, Vol. 16 (2), 347-353, 2005.
  • 2006. 'Reflections from the International Court', International Law, (ed. Malcolm Evans), 3-6, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • 2006. 'Babel of Judicial Voices? Ruminations from the Bench', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, October 2006; 55: 791-804, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2006. 'A Conversation with Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice', Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Annual Meetings Vol. 100, 2006.
  • 2006. 'A Just World Under Law (Plenary Address at the Centennial Meeting of the American Society of International Law), in: Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Annual Meetings Vol.100, pp. 388-395, 2006.
  • 2009. 'National Courts and the International Court of Justice', in: The Transformation of the Law. A Liber Amicorum for Lord Bingham (eds. Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve), Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • 2009. Contribution to: Individual Rights and International Justice, Liber Fausto Pocary (eds. Gabriella Venturini and Stefania Bariatti), Giuffre, 2009.

Lectures, speeches, seminars

  • 1982. 'International Law and the Reasonable Need of Governments to Govern', LSE Inaugural Lecture, London, London School of Economics, 1982.
  • 1993. 'The New United Nations: Appearance and Reality, The Josephine Onoh Memorial Lecture, University of Hull Press, 1993.
  • 2006. 'Remedies in the International Court of Justice', (Speech to the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the General Assembly, New York, 27 October 2006
  • 2006. Speech by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice, to the 6lst Session of the General Assembly, 26 October 2006.
  • 2006. 'After Pinochet: Developments on Head of State and Ministerial Immunities', The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting Annual Lecture 2006, London, 26 June 2006.
  • 2007. Speech given on receiving the Balzan Prize 2007 for International Law since 1945, University of Zurich, 22 November 2007.
  • 2007. 'Dispersal and Coalescence in International Human Rights Law', 2007 Anna Lindh Memorial Lecture, Lund University Hall, Lund, 3 October 2007.
  • 2007. 'The International Court of Justice and Private International Law Thoughts'. The Lalive Lecture Series Geneva, 9 July 2007
  • 2007. 'The 1907 Hague Peace Conference as a Milestone in the Development of International Law', The Hague Academy of International Law Colloquium, The Hague, 6 September 2007
  • 2007. 'The Rule of Law: Some Sceptical Thoughts, The Grotius Lecture British Institute for International and Comparative Law, London, 16 October 2007.
  • 2007. 'The Judicial Determination of Relevant Facts', Speech to the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the General Assembly, New York, 2 November 2007
  • 2007. Speech by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice, to the 62nd Session of the General Assembly, 1 November 2007.
  • 2007. Inaugral Address at the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Society of International Law, Singapore, 6 April 2007.
  • 2008. 'The Changing Position of Domestic Courts in the International Legal Order, First International Law in Domestic Courts Colloquium, The Hague, 17 March 2008
  • 2008. Keynote Address Given at the 60th Anniversary of the International Law Commission, Geneva, 19 May 2008
  • 2008. 'Jurisdiction at the International Court of Justice, Speech to the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the General Assembly, 31 October 2008)
  • 2008. Speech by H.E. Judge Rosalyn Higgins, President of the International Court of Justice, to the 63rd Session of the General Assembly, 30 October 2008
  • 2008 Speech at the Lauterpacht Centre 25th Anniversary Celebrations also marking the 80th birthday of the Centre's founder, Sir Eli Lauterpacht.

Judicial decisions/opinions

  • Dissenting Opinion of Judge Higgins, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion, LCJ. Reports 1996(1), p. 583
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v United States of America), Preliminary Objection, Judgment, LCJ. Reports 1996(11), p. 847
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v Nigeria), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, ICJ Reports 1998, p. 345
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v United States of America), Counter-Claim, Order of 10 March 1998, LCJ. Reports 1998, p. 217
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia v Belgium) (Yugoslavia v Canada) (Yugoslavia v France) (Yugoslavia v Germany) (Yugoslavia vItaly) (Yugoslavia v Netherlands) (Yugoslavia v Portugal) (Yugoslavia v Spain) (Yugoslavia v United Kingdom) (Yugoslavia v United States of America), Provisional Measures, Order of 2 June 1999, LCJ. Reports 1999 (II)
  • Declaration of Judge Higgins, Kasikili/Sedudu Island (Botswana/Namibia), Judgment, LCJ. Reports 1999 (II), p. 1113
  • Declaration of Judge Higgins, Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v Bahrain), Judgment, LCJ. Reports 2001 p. 222
  • Joint Separate Opinion of Judges Higgins, Kooijmans, and Buergenthal, Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v Belgium), Judgment, LCJ. Reports 2002, p. 63.
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v United States of America), Judgment, LCJ. Reports 2003, p. 225
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestine Territory, Advisory Opinion, LCJ, Reports 2004, p. 207
  • Joint Declaration of Vice-President Ranjeva, Judges Guillaume, Higgins, Kooijmans, Al-Khasawneh, Buergenthal, and Elaraby, Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Belgium), (Serbia and Montenegro v Canada) (Serbia and Montenegro v France) (Serbia and Montenegro v Germany) (Serbia and Montenegro v Ltaly) (Serbia and Montenegro v Netherlands) (Serbia and Montenegro v Portugal) (Serbia and Montenegro v United Kingdom)* Preliminary Objections, Judgment, LCJ. Reports 2004
  • Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins, Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Belgium), (Serbia and Montenegro v Canada) (Serbia and Montenegro v France) (Serbia and Montenegro v Germany) (Serbia and Montenegro v Italy) (Serbia and Montenegro v Netherlands) (Serbia and Montenegro v Portugal) (Serbia and Montenegro v United Kingdom), Preliminary Objections, Judgments ICJ. Reports 2004
  • Joint Separate Opinion by Judges Higgins, Kooijmans, Elaraby, Owada, and Simma, Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (New Application: 2002) (Democratic Republic of the Congo v Rwanda), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, LC.J Reports 2006