Tue, Sep 8

POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Fall 2020
Dr. Craig Warkentin

Goals

  • Define and discuss prescription
  • Critically evaluate uti possidetis
  • Explain polar/space sovereignty
  • uti possidetis (63)

Preliminaries

Questions

P. 63

  1. Who had title to the Falklands/Malvinas in 1833?
  2. 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?
  3. What are the similarities and differences between the Falklands/Malvinas dispute and the Island of Palmas case?
  4. Is the Malaysia v. Singapore case helpful?
  5. 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?
  6. If a court awarded title to the Falklands to Britain would that encourage states to conquer other lands and settle them?

Problem

P. 69