The Problem of International Constitutionalism: Can International Law Operate Vertically?
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (2010)
14 Pages Posted: 15 May 2012
Date Written: June 24, 2010
Some concepts and developments in international law suggest the existence of obligations which cannot give way to other obligations. This implies that some sort of a hierarchy should exist in international law. It is questionable, however, whether such hierarchy is more than a merely theoretical concept.
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