International Law in UK Law
Democratizing International Law
Jus cogens are peremptory norms of international law. No treaty between states can violate them. They are based on fundamental moral precepts and are supposed to reflect a global consensus. As a re...
Déjà vu in International Law
Book reviewed in this article: Martti Koskenniemi, The Gentle Civilizer of Nations: The Rise and Fall of International Law 1870–1960
Enchanted and Disenchanted International Law
Scholars and activists commonly see international law in a privileged normative and political position in world politics, where international legal institutions are assumed to advance important goa...
Economic Genocide Under International Law
The status of genocide in international law is well developed and forms part of customary international law and also treaty law. International tribunals such as the International Criminal Court and...
Compliance with International Law
Are certain countries more likely to comply with international law than others? History has provided an interesting test of several competing theories of internation...
Reading ‘Class’ in International Law
While critical histories of international law on the interwar period have focused primarily on nationalism, early conceptions of the right to self-determination, and the dynamic of cultural differe...
International Law: A Discipline of Crisis
This article examines the way that international lawyers tend to focus on crises for the development of international law. It uses the reactions of international lawyers to NATO’s intervention in K...
- The Cameroon ‘Anglophone Question’ in International Law
The Current Political Discourse Concerning International Law
Reading current statements of world leaders on subjects relevant to international law is liable to cause confusion, even distress to those for whom the 1945 regulatory arrangements, as completed in...
International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
Introduction. Encouraging improved ihl implementation. (a) Treaty accession. (b) Legislative implementation. (c) National Committees. Action by Law Ministers: Action by the Commonwealth Secretariat...
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