Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes
Dinah Shelton (Ed), The Oxford Handbook on Human Rights (OUP 2013) Forthcoming
23 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2013
Date Written: January 15, 2013
The chapter analyzes the nature and meaning of peremptory norms in international law, as well as their relationship with obligations towards the international community as a whole.
Keywords: peremptory norms, jus cogens, erga omnes, human rights, hierarchy
JEL Classification: K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation