POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Spring 2021
Dr. Craig Warkentin
Ch. 2, Title to Territory (59-70)
Define and discuss prescription
Critically evaluate uti possidetis
Explain polar/space sovereignty
uti possidetis (63)
Who had title to the Falklands/Malvinas in 1833?
If a state other than Britain had title to the Falklands/Malvinas in 1833 did Britain's ouster of the Argentinians and subsequent occupation for more than one hundred and fifty years result in Britain's acquiring title to the Islands?
What are the similarities and differences between the Falklands/Malvinas dispute and the Island of Palmas case?
Is the Malaysia v. Singapore case helpful?
If a court awarded title to the Malvinas to Argentina, are there other territories that would be subject to being reclaimed by a former sovereign?
If a court awarded title to the Falklands to Britain would that encourage states to conquer other lands and settle them?
Please write an opinion for the Court either declaring that Alba has good title to Manca or that Benir has good title to Manca. You should set out your reasoning fully and explain why the losing party was not successful.