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2000

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Legal Issues, Mark Drumbl Dec 1999

Legal Issues, Mark Drumbl

Mark A. Drumbl

No abstract provided.


Compliance With Non-Binding Norms Of Trade And Finance, David Wirth Dec 1999

Compliance With Non-Binding Norms Of Trade And Finance, David Wirth

David A. Wirth

No abstract provided.


Waging War Against The World: A Crime?, Mark Drumbl Dec 1999

Waging War Against The World: A Crime?, Mark Drumbl

Mark A. Drumbl

No abstract provided.


The Twilight Of Customary International Law, James Kelly Dec 1999

The Twilight Of Customary International Law, James Kelly

Patrick Kelly

This article criticizes mainstream customary international legal theory as lacking authority and legitimacy. Few customary international law (CIL) norms are, in fact, customary. All customary law, international or otherwise, acquires its legitimacy from the normative belief of a community. Norms may be inferred from the repeated acts believed to be required using the inductive method. CIL, however, has become a device for judges, advocates, and self-interested states to deduce or create new norms without regard to the beliefs or participation of the vast majority of states and their people. CIL norms are constructed from non-binding resolutions and soft law instruments ...