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Published: 11 March 2021

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198863403

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Necessity and Proportionality and the Right of Self-Defence in International Law

Chris O'Meara

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • A detailed account of the customary international law requirements of necessity and proportionality which condition the right to use force extraterritorially for the purpose of self defence
  • Provides much needed clarity on the scope and substance of necessity and proportionality
  • Proposes a novel framework to guide the operation and appraisal of contemporary international law as it relates to these requirements