The Security Council as a Legal Hegemon
University of Alabama - School of Law
Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, p. 225, 2012
U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2182257
This article will examine the United Nations Security Council’s efforts to implement, preserve, and universalize the obligations of the 1968 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. This discussion will lead to questions regarding the Security Council’s role and authority in the international legal system, and ultimately to a consideration of how the international legal system can better guarantee that the Security Council does not exercise an unwarranted degree of legal power at the expense of the member states of the United Nations.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 34
Keywords: international law, arms control, nuclear, non-proliferation
Date posted: November 29, 2012