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Synonyms for international law

the body of laws governing relations between nations

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so-called traditional sources of international law and new forms of
The balance of methods advocated by the non-traditional scholarship in its reinterpretation of the sources of international law has been adopted within the field.
at 743-45, the authoritative list of the sources of international law, see supra note 74.
Moving beyond the traditional sources of international law contained in Article 38(1) of the Statute of the ICJ, it is arguable that declaratory General Assembly resolutions also constitute sources of international law purely on the basis of consensus.
The United Nations Charter determines to "reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained".
On the sources of international law generally, and customary international law in particular, see Statute of the International Court of Justice art.
Analyzing the second issue, the Court then considers "what the sources of international law reveal with respect to the existence of a norm of corporate liability under customary international law," [131] finding "those sources lead inescapably to the conclusion that the customary international law of human rights has not to date recognized liability for corporations that violate its norms.
Erekat said in a press statement on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the UN that the member states pledged through the UN Charter to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, promote human rights and "establish the conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained".
Erekat said in a press statement on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the United Nations that the member states pledged through the UN Charter to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, promote human rights and "establish the conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained.
Both contributions highlight the need to find new mechanisms outside existing rules for auditing the actions of states--in large part because existing sources of international law, such as treaties and custom, provide a weak basis for regulating such state violence as aggression and human rights abuses.
The material is grouped into six main categories, including: the history and theory of international law; the sources of international law and their application in the U.
Consensus documents express the political will of the signatories to implement decisions reached in the documents, while international human rights documents are sources of international law and considered to be legally binding.
On the basis of the main sources of international law, the author states that the concept necessarily, requires same parties ("virtual identity" or "essentially the same parties") and same issues ("same fact pattern and same legal claims").
derived from recognized legal sources of international law.