Show Less
You do not have access to this content

Understanding Jus Cogens in International Law and International Legal Discourse

Ulf Linderfalk

Whilst the concept of jus cogens has grown increasingly more important in public international law, lawyers remain hugely divided both over what precisely confers a jus cogens status on a norm, and what this conferral implies in terms of legal consequences. In this ground-breaking book, Ulf Linderfalk clearly and succinctly explores the reasons for this divide in order to facilitate more rational and productive future discourse.
Show Summary Details
You do not have access to this content

Chapter 9: Significance of the findings for future international legal discourse

Ulf Linderfalk

Extract

This chapter summarises the findings of the previous chapters and discusses their significance for future international legal discourses. As the book concludes, in international jus cogens discourse, a fruitful exchange of opinions is inhibited by the general failure of discussants to fully acknowledge the relationship between submitted propositions and a legal positivist’s or legal idealist’s frame of mind. The book has significance inasmuch as it will help participants in international legal discourse to engage more rationally with the divide between different international lawyers’ respective conceptions of jus cogens.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the homepage.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/ extracts and download selected front matter and introductory chapters for personal use.

Your library may not have purchased all subject areas. If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.


Further information

or login to access all content.