Human Rights as Part of Customary International Law: A Plea for Change of Paradigms

43 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2010  

Date Written: October 5, 2010

Abstract

The question for us international lawyers is how, and how much of, public sentiment for human rights has been transformed into binding international law.

Keywords: International human rights norms, Customary international law, Sovereignty Paradigm, jus cogens, Neutral Paradigm, Contract Paradigm

JEL Classification: K10, K19, K30, K33

Suggested Citation

D'Amato, Anthony, Human Rights as Part of Customary International Law: A Plea for Change of Paradigms (October 5, 2010). Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 25, 1995; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-56. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1689195 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1689195

Anthony D'Amato (Contact Author)

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

375 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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