Statehood as a Politically Realised Legal Status

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Jure Vidmar

Maastricht University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: April 21, 2014

Abstract

This paper was delivered as a guest lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, on 21 April 2014. In the aftermath of the territorial referendum in Crimea, the paper considers the legal framework governing the exercise of the right of self-determination, the effects of independence referendums, and emergence of new states.

Keywords: Statehood, recognition, self-determination, independence referendums, Crimea

Suggested Citation

Vidmar, Jure, Statehood as a Politically Realised Legal Status (April 21, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2482781 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2482781

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