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Published: 10 August 2006

672 Pages

ISBN: 9780199295968

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Peremptory Norms in International Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Asks whether there are higher laws (peremptory norms) in international law which take precedence over all others
  • Looks at topical subjects such as the prohibition of aggressive war
  • Considers the effects of such norms and whether they limit states' freedom of action
  • It brings together the practical and academic heritage accumulated in different legal traditions and languages

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