'The South China Sea Arbitration: The Influence of Law on Sea Power?' (Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture 2016)
17 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2016 Last revised: 7 Dec 2016
Date Written: September 8, 2016
This lecture considers the recent award in the South China Sea arbitration and considers its implications for the region, for the future of law of the sea dispute settlement, and to what extent law may influence the conduct of naval powers. It is the text of a lecture, and is not intended as a fully referenced research paper.
Keywords: international law, international law of the sea, international dispute resolution, UNCLOS, international arbitration, China, Philippines, South China Sea dispute
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