There is No Norm of Intervention or Non-Intervention in International Law
International Legal Theory, Vol. 7, p. 33, 2001
5 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Date Written: September 22, 2010
Comments on Prof. Jianming Shen’s position that humanitarian intervention is unlawful under international law and that there is a principle of non-intervention in international law that is so powerful that it amounts to a jus cogens prohibition.
Keywords: Norms in international law, Intervention in international law, Jus cogens, Domestic jurisdiction, Nicaragua Case, Jianming Shen
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K33, K39
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