International Law: A Discipline of Crisis

16 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2003

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Hilary Charlesworth

ANU College of Law; School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)

Abstract

This article examines the way that international lawyers tend to focus on crises for the development of international law. It uses the reactions of international lawyers to NATO's intervention in Kosovo in 1999 as a case study of this tendency and argues that the crisis focus impoverishes the discipline of international law. The article proposes the idea of an international law of everyday life as an alternative.

Suggested Citation

Charlesworth, Hilary, International Law: A Discipline of Crisis. Modern Law Review, Vol. 65, pp. 377-392, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=313695

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School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) ( email )

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Australia

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