Peremptory international law - Jus cogens : a general inventory /
|Author / Creator:||Kolb, Robert, author.|
|Imprint:||Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2015.|
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Subject:||Jus cogens (International law)|
Public international law.
LAW -- International.
Jus cogens (International law)
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12540396|
Table of Contents:
- Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; 1. Definition and Functions of Jus Cogens; I. Definitional Issues; A. Concept; B. Opinions; C. Definitions; II. Functions of Jus Cogens; 2. Negationism: The Adversaries of Jus Cogens; I. An Institutional Critique: Jus Cogens Supposes a Centralised Legal Order; II. A Structural Argument: Jus Cogens Supposes a Clear Distinction Between the Creators and the Subjects of the Law, and Between Objective Law and Contractual Engagements.
- III. A Second Structural Argument: Jus Cogens Supposes a Hierarchy or Differentiation of Norms Unknown to International LawIV. A Positive Law Argument: Jus Cogens is Not Recognised in the International Legal Order; V.A Pragmatic Argument: Jus Cogens is Useless; VI. A Political Argument: Jus Cogens is Dangerous for International Law and is a Tool for Political Manipulation; VII. A Multicoloured Bouquet of Arguments Against Jus Cogens: M Glennon; 3. Theories of Jus Cogens; I. Jus Cogens as an Expression of Natural Law.
- II. Jus Cogens as the Public Order of the International Community, Giving Rise to Hierarchically Superior Norms (Rules of Vertical Collision)III. Jus Cogens as Rules of International Constitutional Law (Fundamental General Principles, Minimum Necessary for the Existence of an International Legal Order); IV. Jus Cogens as a Legal Technique Inherent in Law: Defining Jus Cogens by Its Effect (Non-Derogability); V. Jus Cogens as a Specific Rule for Conflict of Successive Treaties (Rules of Horizontal Collision); VI. The Theories of Cançado Trindade, Chaumont and Wengler; A. Cançado Trindade.
- B. ChaumontC. Wengler; 4. Legal Construction of International Jus Cogens; I. Relativity of Jus Cogens; II. Types of Jus Cogens; A. Public Order Jus Cogens; B. Public Utility (or Public Law) Jus Cogens; C. Logical Jus Cogens; III. The Extension of Jus Cogens: What Legal Acts and Facts are Covered by the Notion?; A. Agreements; B. Unilateral Legal Acts; C. Customary International Law?; D. General Principles of Law?; IV. Some Special Issues; A. Extent of Peremptoriness; (i) The Non-Use of Force Rule (Hereinafter NUFR).
- (Ii) Provisions of International Humanitarian Law (Law of Armed Conflict) Containing a 'Military Necessity' ClauseB. Human Rights Law and So-Called 'Derogation' Clauses; C. International Humanitarian Law, in Particular Articles 6/6/6/7 of Geneva Conventions (GC) I
- IV; D. Differentiation of Jus Cogens According to Legal Subjects?; E. Definition of the Proper Normative Conflict; 5. Sources of Jus Cogens; I. The General Issue; II. Regional Jus Cogens? Bilateral Jus Cogens?; III. Modification of Jus Cogens Norms; A. Modification; B. Parallelism of Form; 6. Effects of Jus Cogens.