There is No Norm of Intervention or Non-Intervention in International Law: Comments
7 International Legal Theory 33-40 (Summer 2001)
5 Pages Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Date Written: August 13, 2001
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: humanitarian intervention, international law, jus cogens prohibition, United Nations, Domestic jurisdiction, Nicaragua Case, Jianming Shen
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