Essay on The Legal Responsibilities Of The International Law

2028 Words Nov 7th, 2016 9 Pages
INTRODUCTION
International Law defines the legal responsibilities of States in their conduct with each other, and their treatment of individuals within State boundaries. Its domain encompasses a wide range of issues of international concern such as human rights, disarmament, international crime, refugees, migration, problems of nationality, the treatment of prisoners, the use of force, and the conduct of war, among others. It also regulates the global commons, such as the environment, sustainable development, international waters, outer space, global communications and world trade.
Deportation has a long history, but its normalization (Schuster 2005) through the development of a specific legal framework is relatively new. For the most part, the regulations specify who is liable to be deported (those within a state’s frontier without permission to be present from that state) and who is exempt from deportation (vulnerable groups, those applying for asylum etc). The laws may also specify rights to appeal against deportation, the length of time between ordering and carrying out a deportation, and the conditions a state may impose to facilitate deportation (detention, reporting etc). More recently, the EU has introduced a legal framework, including the Returns Directive In what follows, the development of this body of law is briefly summarized at international level before looking at some of the tensions that arise at a regional level, looking in particular at deportations from…

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