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Published: 20 July 2017

206 Pages


ISBN: 9780198808374

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Irresolvable Norm Conflicts in International Law

The Concept of a Legal Dilemma

Valentin Jeutner

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Provides analysis of the concept of legal dilemma in international law
  • Offers an alternative model for dealing with irresolvable norm conflicts as legal dilemmas which legal actors cannot escape unscathed
  • Features exploration of the function and benefits of dilemmatic legal thinking for international law with particular reference to the ICJ's Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion