Dr Sophia Kopela


Research Overview

Dr Kopela's research interests lie in the areas of public international law, international law of the sea, international environmental law and international dispute settlement.

Historic titles and historic rights in the law of the sea in the light of the South China Sea arbitration
Kopela, S. 04/2017 In: Ocean Development and International Law. 48, 2, p. 181-207. 27 p.
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Port state jurisdiction, extraterritoriality and the protection of global commons
Kopela, S. 19/04/2016 In: Ocean Development and International Law. 47, 2, p. 89-130. 42 p.
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Climate change, regime interaction and the principle of common but differentiated responsibility: the experience of the International Maritime Organisation
Kopela, S. 2014 In: Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 24, p. 87-134. 48 p.
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Climate change and the International Maritime Organization: another breakthrough at the Marine Environment Protection Committee?
Kopela, S. 15/11/2013 In: American Society of International Law Insights. 17, 24
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Dependent archipelagos in the law of the sea
Kopela, S. 2013 Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/ Brill Academic. 318 p. ISBN: 9789004194946.

Civil and criminal liability as mechanisms for the prevention of oil marine pollution : the Erika case
Kopela, S. 11/2011 In: Review of European Community and International Environmental Law. 20, 3, p. 313-324. 12 p.
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Current legal developments: International Court of Justice: Case concerning sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia v Singapore) ICJ Judgment of 23 May 2008
Kopela, S. 2010 In: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. 25, 1, p. 93-113. 21 p.
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The legal value of silence as state conduct in the jurisprudence of international tribunals
Kopela, S. 2010 In: Australian Yearbook of International Law. 29, n/a, p. 87-134. 48 p.
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2007 Archipelagic Legislation of the Dominican Republic: An Assessment
Kopela, S. 2009 In: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. 24, 3, p. 501-533. 33 p.
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