Is International Law Part of Natural Law?
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Vera Lex, Vol. 9, p. 8, 1989
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper 10-37
The affinity of international law to natural law goes back a long way to the classic writers of international law. "Natural law" is the method of dispute resolution based on a conscious attempt to perpetuate past similarities in dispute resolution. "International law" has a deep affinity to this natural law method, for it consists of those practices that have "worked" in inter-nation conflict resolution.
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Keywords: Legal Theory, Natural Law, International Law, Suarez, Pufendorf, Grotius
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K33
Date posted: August 19, 2010