Customary International Law

A Comparative Look at the ICJ

Weighing the Scales: A Comparative Look at the ICJ’s Philosophical Framework

ICJ Philosophical Framework Powers & Functions of ICJ State Sovereignty Universal Justice Weighing the Scales: A Comparative Look at the ICJ’s Philosophical Framework The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the majestic arbiter of international disputes, stands on a foundation of philosophical thought. But what exactly underpins its powers and functions? Today, we embark on a comparative journey, examining two key philosophical frameworks that shape the ICJ’s approach: positivism and natural law.

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From Handshake to Binding Law: How Custom Shapes the International Order

international relations in handshake diplomacy the evolution of customary law. Imagine a world where agreements between nations weren’t enshrined in formal treaties, but forged through unspoken understandings and repeated actions. This, my friends, is the realm of customary international law, a powerful force shaping the global order despite lacking a single signed document. Intrigued? You

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